base of the skull

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base of the skull

the floor of the skull, containing the anterior, middle, and posterior cranial fossae and numerous foramina, such as the optic foramen, foramen ovale, foramen lacerum, and foramen magnum.
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Base of the skull
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1) without GHD were small submaxillary, short basis cranii length, normal anterior facial height and increased lower anterior facial height.