Definition of Basilary

1. Adjective. Of or relating to or located at the base. "The basilar membrane of the cochlea"

Exact synonyms: Basilar
Partainyms: Base, Base
Derivative terms: Base, Base

Definition of Basilary

1. basilar [adj] - See also: basilar

Basilary Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Basilary

basilar lamina
basilar membrane
basilar meningitis
basilar migraine
basilar part of pons
basilar part of the occipital bone
basilar plexus
basilar pontine sulcus
basilar process
basilar process of occipital bone
basilar prognathism
basilar sinus
basilar sulcus
basilar vertebra
basilary (current term)
basilic vein

Literary usage of Basilary

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The English Cyclopaedia by Charles Knight (1867)
"The sixth pair of feet differs much from the preceding : their basilary joint is larger, terminates on the internal fide in a toothed surface bearing some ..."

2. The Penny Cyclopædia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain), George Long (1843)
"... much wider than in the Land Tortoises, and the basilary appears less. ... with the basilary bone. The tubercle for the articulation with the atlas is ..."

3. The Human Brain; Its Structure, Physiology and Diseases: With a Description by Samuel Solly (1847)
"Within the cranial cavity the two vertebral arteries approach each other, and on the basilary process of the occipital bone they ..."

4. The Canadian Journal of Industry, Science and Art by Canadian Institute (1849-1914). (1864)
"The basilary antlers are carved in front upon the horizontal prolongation of the staff, while the butt and the neck and shoulders are projected in a reverse ..."

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