platybasia

noun
platy·​ba·​sia | \ ˌplat-i-ˈbā-sē-ə How to pronounce platybasia (audio) \

Medical Definition of platybasia

: a developmental deformity of the base of the skull in which the lower occiput is pushed by the upper cervical spine into the cranial fossa

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“Platybasia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/platybasia. Accessed 14 Jun. 2021.

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