basisphenoid

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basisphenoid ba·si·sphe·noid (bā'sĭ-sfē'noid')
adj.

  1. Of or relating to the base or body of the sphenoid bone.

  2. Relating to or being the independent center of ossification in the embryo that forms the posterior portion of the body of the sphenoid bone.

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