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clivus

 [kli´vus] (L.)
a bony surface in the surface of the posterior cranial fossa sloping upward from the foramen magnum to the dorsum sellae.

cli·vus

, pl.

cli·vi

(klī'vŭs, -vē), [TA]
1. A downward sloping surface.
2. The sloping surface from the dorsum sellae to the foramen magnum composed of part of the body of the sphenoid and part of the basal part of the occipital bone. Synonym(s): Blumenbach clivus
[L. slope]

clivus

/cli·vus/ (kli´vus) [L.] a bony surface in the posterior cranial fossa sloping upward from the foramen magnum to the dorsum sellae.

clivus

[klī′vəs]
Etymology: L, slope
an inclined surface, as on the sphenoid bone.

cli·vus

, pl. clivi (klī'vŭs, -vī) [TA]
1. A downward sloping surface.
2. The sloping surface from the dorsum sellae to the foramen magnum composed of part of the body of the sphenoid and part of the basal part of the occipital bone.
[L. slope]

Blumenbach,

Johann Friedrich, German physiologist, 1752-1840.
Blumenbach clivus - the sloping surface from the dorsum sellae to the foramen magnum. Synonym(s): clivus

clivus

pl. clivi [L.] a bony surface in the posterior cranial fossa sloping forward from the foramen magnum to the dorsum sellae.
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