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basisphenoid

 [ba″sĭ-sfe´noid]
an embryonic bone that becomes the back part of the body of the sphenoid.

ba·si·sphe·noid

(bā'si-sfē'noyd),
Relating to the base or body of the sphenoid bone; denoting the independent center of ossification in the embryo that forms the posterior portion of the body of the sphenoid bone.
Synonym(s): basisphenoid bone

basisphenoid

/ba·si·sphe·noid/ (ba″sĭ-sfe´noid)
2. an embryonic bone that becomes the back part of the body of the sphenoid.

basisphenoid

adjective Referring to the basisphenoid bone.
 
noun Basisphenoid bone, see there.

ba·si·sphe·noid

(bā'si-sfē'noyd)
Relating to the base or body of the sphenoid bone.

basisphenoid

one of the bones of the floor of the skull which, with the presphenoid, constitutes the sphenoid bone.

basisphenoid fracture
occurs in horses that rear over backwards. Characterized by unilateral facial paralysis, circling gait. Called also occipital fracture.