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basion

 [ba´se-on]
the midpoint of the anterior border of the foramen magnum.
Basion, visible on the inferior view of the skull. From Dorland's, 2000.

ba·si·on

(bā'sē-on), [TA]
The middle point on the anterior margin of the foramen magnum, opposite the opisthion.
[G. basis, a base]

basion

The midpoint of the anterior margin of the foramen magnum of the skull, which is located on the occipital bone.

ba·si·on

(bā'sē-on)
The middle point on the anterior margin of the foramen magnum, opposite the opisthion.
[G. basis, a base]

ba·si·on

(bā'sē-on)
Midpoint on anterior margin of foramen magnum, opposite opisthion.
[G. basis, a base]
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Mean cranial base angle with basion point was found to be 129.1o + 5.4o while with articulare was found to be 125.2o+5.9o.
The thickness of basion posterior airway wall and AA (most anterior point on the anterior arch of the atlas vertebrae) - posterior airway wall both revealed a significant decline post operatively.
The region anterior to the basion and dorsum sellae was prominently smaller.
These include the opisthion (the dorsal border of the foramen magnum), basion (the ventral border of the foramen magnum), clivus, hard palate, atlas, pedicle of axis, and tip of the odontoid process.
For example, the basion-dens interval is measured as the distance between the basion (the midpoint on the anterior margin of the foramen magnum on the occipital bone) and the odontoid process.
Improved relations between the ten nations of the River Nile Basion over the use of the Nile waters have led to closer cooperation by Egypt and East Africa in other areas.
, no podia ser transferida a Myxarium puesto que ya Wallroth habia pre-ocupado el homonimo y propuso, para las especies europeas el basionimo Myxarium hyalinum (Pers.) Donk (basion. Tremella hyalina Pers., Mycol.
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