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adj ba·si·sphe·noid \ˌbā-səs-ˈfē-ˌnid\

Medical Definition of BASISPHENOID

:  relating to or being the part of the base of the cranium that lies between the basioccipital and the presphenoid bones and that usually ossifies separately and becomes a part of the sphenoid bone only in the adult


ba·si·sphe·noid also ba·si·sphe·noi·dal \-səs-fi-ˈnid-əl\
June 29, 2015
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