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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: bā′si-sfē′noyd

Definition: Relating to the base or body of the sphenoid bone; denoting the independent center of ossification in the embryo that forms the posterior portion of the body of the sphenoid bone.

Synonym(s): basisphenoid bone

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