Basilar part lateral part 2 squamous part. Basioccipital bone os basilare.
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Basioccipital bone. Adjective pertaining to the basilar part of the occipital bone which is distinct and not fused in younger individuals. There four parts forming the occipital bone are as following. Relating to or being a bone in the base of the cranium immediately in front of the foramen magnum that is represented in humans by the basilar process of the occipital bone.
They are separated by cartilaginous plates called synchondroses. Of or pertaining to the bone in the base of the cranium frequently forming a part of the occipital in the adult but usually distinct in the young. 2012 farlex inc.
The squamosa forms the interparietal and supraoccipital calvaria. The dense semirigid porous calcified connective tissue forming the major portion of the skeleton of most vertebrates. Medical definition of basioccipital entry 1 of 2.
The basioccipital is an unpaired medial bone tao reference 11 aao 0000039. The basilar part of the occipital bone has an. Basioccipital synonyms basioccipital pronunciation basioccipital translation english dictionary definition of basioccipital.
The basiocciput forms the superior half of the clivus. Basioccipital bone synonyms basioccipital bone pronunciation basioccipital bone translation english dictionary definition of basioccipital bone. The basioccipital forms the floor of the foramen magnum.
And the exocciput forms the lateral margins of the foramen magnum occipital condyles and hypoglossal canals. Chondral bone that articulates with the exoccipitals dorsally the prootics anteriorly the parasphenoid ventrally and the first free vertebra posteriorly. The basilar part of the occipital bone also called the basioccipital is the portion of the occipital bone extending anteriorly from the foramen magnum and joining with the body of the sphenoid bone.
Basilar part of occipital bone. The developmental basilar process of the occipital bone that unites with the condylar portions around the fourth or fifth year becoming the basilar part of occipital bone. Case description the authors report an exceptional case of a quadriparetic 73 year old patient with a basioccipital bone osteochondroma growing into the foramen magnum.
The occipital bone is composed of the basiocciput supraocciput exocciput and occipital squamosa. Basilar part of occipital bone. In the young skull this area is rough and uneven and is joined to the body of the sphenoid by a plate of cartilage.
The basilar part of the occipital bone also basioccipital extends forward and upward from the foramen magnum and presents in front an area more or less quadrilateral in outline. The embryology differential diagnoses and optimal management strategies are discussed.