What does basilar mean?

basilar in AZ Dictionary

(a) Of, associated with, or positioned at or close to the base, especially the foot of the skull: the basilar artery.
(a) Of, related to, or located at a base, but specially in the foot of the skull or a lung.
(a) Lower; substandard; base.
concerning or situated during the base, particularly of the skull.
Lying or situated during the base; fundamental.

basilar in Medical Dictionary

found at or near the base of a framework, particularly the root of the skull. by Sherman MatlockReport definition
For example, a basilar break is some slack inside bone within root of the head and may be lethal. by Debroah NeissReport definition

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  • Synonym for "basilar"
    • lower, inferior
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    • basilary
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