Basilar apophysis

Basilar apophysis --> basilar part of the occipital bone

The part of the occipital bone that lies anterior to the foramen magnum and joins with the body of the sphenoid bone.

Synonym: pars basilaris ossis occipitalis, basal part of occipital bone, basilar apophysis, basilar process of occipital bone, basilar process, basiocciput.

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