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Base of skull

Base of skull

The sloping floor of the cranial cavity. It comprises both the external base of skull (external view) and the internal base of skull (internal view).

See: internal base of skull.

Synonym: basis cranii, cranial base.

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Re: Need help identifying bones found on beach

... but to make ID a bit easier can you tell whether the top part is the base of a skull that has broken away? And was it attached when you retrieved the skeleton? My guess if ...

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by animartco
Mon Jun 03, 2013 3:13 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Need help identifying bones found on beach
Replies: 1
Views: 1954

Theories - Origin of Life

... a cranial nerve , XI ? I don't recall exactly. Anyway it starts at he base of the skull and heads south, goes right past the larynx, loops around the base of the heart and ends ...

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Thu Apr 14, 2011 7:07 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
Replies: 562
Views: 930114

Wolf - Chihuahua - Great Dane: same species ?

... place in the breeding of the domestic dogs out of wolves. A wolf's skull and brain is significantly larger then a equal-sized dog, the presence of precaudal glands at the base of the tail, and other physical/behavioural differences exist. The fact they can ...

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by ShadowBlade
Fri Nov 27, 2009 10:10 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Wolf - Chihuahua - Great Dane: same species ?
Replies: 12
Views: 14219

Re: The Axial Skeleton Helllllp!!??

... over the sphenoid bone. the other important things are the holes in the base of the skull is important. the spheniod bone contains: 1) the internal carotid canal - containing ...

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by Revenged
Mon Feb 25, 2008 3:53 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Axial Skeleton Helllllp!!??
Replies: 11
Views: 15197

interesting cat

... large head with a round underlying bone structure and a very large skull. (On a grown adult/ or a young kitten, it feels as if your holding ... The ears are small, round-tipped and are not unduly open at the base. They are set far apart and tilted forward. The ears should ride low ...

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by Miyis
Sun Jan 28, 2007 6:55 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: interesting cat
Replies: 11
Views: 15774

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