basilar plate

basilar plate

[′bas·ə·lər ¦plāt]
(embryology)
An embryonic cartilaginous plate in vertebrates that is formed from the parachordals and anterior notochord and gives rise to the ethmoid and other bones of the skull.
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These are: abnormal uterine bulging of the normal pear-shaped gravid uterus, heterogeneity of the signal intensity of the placenta on T2-weighted images and the presence of T2-weighted dark linear bands in intraplacental signal intensity, extending from the basilar plate to the placental surface.