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basion

[′bās·ē‚än]
(anatomy)
In craniometry, the point on the anterior margin of the foramen magnum where the midsagittal plane of the skull intersects the plane of the foramen magnum.
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The measurement of thickness of basion posterior airway wall and AA (most anterior point on the anterior arch of the atlas vertebrae)-posterior airway wall revealed a significant decline from the preoperative status to the postoperative status.
The region anterior to the basion and dorsum sellae was prominently smaller.
They found out that all points show similar reproducibility in both types of radiographs, except for these points: infraorbital, posterior nasal spine, joint, porion, and basion, with direct digital image presenting the lowest interobserver error.
McRae's line Foramen magnum, from the Protrusion of the tip of (63) basion to the opisthion the dens above this line (posterior rim of foramen indicates cranial magnum).
Improved relations between the ten nations of the River Nile Basion over the use of the Nile waters have led to closer cooperation by Egypt and East Africa in other areas.
Asi podemos ver como en el colobo (figura 1) que tiene un hueco occipital bastante alto, los ejes prostion, basion, inion son pronunciados, dandole su dentadura particular.
During an era increasingly interested in gender differentiation, expressed by the rise of the women's movement and the cult of manliness, (29) the militia had an important social function as an exclusively male basion.
In neutral position radiographs, the plumb line dropped from the basion to the posterior to the manubrium (Figure 6).
The foramen magnum was identified by joining the line from Basion (Marked 'A') to Ophisthion (Marked 'B').
Au debut, c'etait la passion qui a guide sa verve artistique en la matiere avant de devenir un air artistique respire et un basion vital dans sa vie.