cranial base

cra·ni·al base

[TA]
the sloping floor of the cranial cavity. It comprises both the external base of cranium (external view) and the internal base of cranium (internal view).
Synonym(s): basis cranii [TA], basicranium ☆ , base of cranium

cra·ni·al base

(krānē-ăl bās) [TA]
Sloping floor of cranial cavity; comprises both external base of cranium and internal base of cranium.
Synonym(s): base of cranium, basicranium.

cranial base,

n.pl the bones forming the base of the skull. In cephalometric analysis, defined by the angle formed by a line drawn basion to point S (sella turcica) and from point S to point N (frontonasal suture).
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The degree of bone removal of the cranial base is dependent on the pathology, size, and location of the lesions.
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At Catalhoyuk, evidence for the retention and possible display of some isolated crania or skulls occurs with the observation that many of those that were re-deposited are often weathered, crushed flat, and have lost their single-rooted anterior teeth and portions of the facial skeleton and cranial base.
The head position is estimated on the basis of the craniocervical angle, which is formed by the basic anterior cranial base (NS), and odontoid process tangent (OPT) which passes through the lower end last point on the body of the second cervical vertebra [2].
The skulls which showed pathological changes and destruction at the cranial base were excluded from the present study.
Cephalometric parameters used in present study Measurements Definitions SNA ([omicron]) Maxilla position in relation to cranial base SNB ([omicron]) Mandible position in relation to cranial base ANB ([omicron]) Anterior-posterior relation of the maxilla and the mandible A-Nperp (mm) Maxilla position in relation to cranial base Pog-Nperp (mm) Mandible position in relation to cranial base Co-Gn (mm) Mandible length Co-A (mm) Maxillary length MxMdDiff (mm) Difference between mandible and maxillary length Lafh (mm) Anterior lower facial height (ANS-Me) Faxis ([omicron]) Facial axis (BaN.
When assessed for length of maxilla, mandible and cranial base, females were observed to have smaller linear measurement in comparison to males.
The second volume is made up of sixty-five selections organized in ten parts focused on brain tumors, intraventricular lesions, pineal region lesions, cranial base lesions, and several other subject areas.
Expanded en-doscopic endonasal approach for anterior cranial base and su-prasellar lesions: indications and limitations.
1989 Intentional Cranial Vault Deformation and Induced Changes of the Cranial Base and Face.
The illustrations and figures in "Vasculature of the Brain and Cranial Base, Second Edition," recently published by Thieme, are meant to expand the "vision" of the neurosurgeon in the surgical field and sharpen the perception of the neuroradiologist, neuroendovascular interventionist and neurologist.
The length and angle of the anterior/ posterior cranial base also showed differences.