basioccipital

adjective
ba·​si·​oc·​cip·​i·​tal | \ ˌbā-sē-äk-ˈsip-ət-ᵊl How to pronounce basioccipital (audio) \

Medical Definition of basioccipital

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: 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

basioccipital

noun

Medical Definition of basioccipital (Entry 2 of 2)

: the basioccipital bone

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“Basioccipital.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/basioccipital. Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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