basioccipital definition

  • adjective:
    • Of or pertaining to the beds base of occiput (right back regarding the head) or to the bottom associated with occipital bone tissue.
    • Of or regarding the bone when you look at the foot of the cranium, often developing an integral part of the occipital within the adult, but typically distinct when you look at the youthful.
  • others:
    • with respect to the bottom associated with the occiput, or to the basilar means of the occipital bone.
  • noun:
    • The centrum of this first (hindmost) cranial portion, forming the cornerstone of compound occipital bone tissue, called in human anatomy the basilar process of the occipital, which anteriorly articulates or ankyloses utilizing the basisphenoid, and posteriorly circumscribes partly the foramen magnum.
    • In ichthyology, the best for the occipital bones.

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