Also bas·i·lar·y [bas-uh-ler-ee] /ˈbæs əˌlɛr i/.
Origin of basilar
1535–45; < New Latin basilāre, equivalent to Medieval Latin bassil(e) pelvis + -āre, neuter of -āris -ar1
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The tendency of the coronal region is upward, that of the basilar downward.
In relation to basilar length the tympanic bullae of bangsi are longer.
The bullae are, therefore, relative to the basilar length, longer in primulina.
Relative to the basilar length, most of the measurements are greater in meridana.
The continuous plate, formed by them and the notochord, is known as the basilar plate.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume III (of 4)
Francis Maitland Balfour
- mainly anatomy of or situated at a basebasilar artery Also: basilary (ˈbæsɪlərɪ, -sɪlrɪ)
C16: from New Latin basilaris, from Latin basis base 1; compare Medieval Latin bassile pelvis
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- Of, relating to, or located at or near the base, especially the base of the skull.
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