Definition of basilar in English:
Of or situated at the base of something, especially of the skull, or of the organ of Corti in the ear.
- Transverse sections through the pons show that it consists of two parts - the basilar, or ventral pons, and the dorsally located pontine tegmentum.
- Many arterial branches arise from the vertebral and basilar artery to supply the medulla oblongata and the pons.
- The sphenoidal sinus may be absent or small; it may be very large and extend into the basilar process of the occipital bone, the greater or lesser wings of the sphenoid, or the pterygoid processes.
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