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Base of the skull

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Subject: Foramen rotundum, Anterior ethmoidal foramen, Retropharyngeal space, Sphenoidal lingula, Subarcuate fossa, Mastoid foramen, Dorsum sellae, Jugular process, Petro-occipital fissure, Condylar canal
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Base of the skull

Base of skull
Base of the skull. Upper surface
Base of the skull. Inferior surface, attachment of muscles marked in red
Latin basis cranii

The base of skull is the most inferior area of the skull, composed of the endocranium and lower parts of the skull roof.


Structures found at the base of the skull are for example:



Foramina of the skull



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