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basilar bone

 

Definition: 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.

Synonym(s): basioccipital bone, os basilare

See Also: basilar part of occipital bone

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