the midpoint of the anterior margin of the foramen magnum.
(anatomy) the midpoint on the forward border of the foramen magnum
basion ba·si·on (bā’sē-ŏn’, -zē-)
the middle point on the anterior margin of the great foramen opposite the opisthion.
growing or moving toward the base of a structure or part. adjective (of leaves and flowers) produced in order from the apex downwards so that the youngest are at the base compare acropetal basipetal ba·sip·e·tal (bā-sĭp’ĭ-tl, -zĭp’-) adj. of or relating to the development or maturation of tissues or organs or the movement of substances, […]
noun a fear of walking; also written basophobia word origin greek basis ‘stepping’ basiphobia ba·si·pho·bi·a (bā’sə-fō’bē-ə) n. an abnormal fear of walking or standing erect.
the bottom or base of anything; the part on which something stands or rests. anything upon which something is based; fundamental principle; groundwork. the princ-p-l const-tuent; fundamental ingredient. a basic fact, amount, standard, etc., used in making computations, reaching conclusions, or the like: the nurse is paid on an hourly basis. he was chosen on […]
- Basis of articulation
a configuration of the speech tract that represents the most neutral articulatory configuration for a given language.
- Basis point
one hundredth of one percent, as of interest rates, or investment yields. noun a measure used for describing interest rates, equal to one hundredth of a percentage point (0.01%)