basilar

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adjective bas·i·lar \ˈba-zə-lər, -sə- also ˈbā-\

Definition of basilar

  1. :  of, relating to, or situated at the base

Origin and Etymology of basilar

Middle French basilaire, irregular from base base


First Known Use: 1541


Medical Dictionary

adjective bas·i·lar \ˈbaz-(ə-)lər, ˈbas- also ˈbāz- or ˈbās-\

Medical Definition of basilar

  1. :  of, relating to, or situated at the base <basilar fractures of the skull>


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