1. A downward sloping surface. ... 2. The sloping surface from the dorsum sellae to the foramen magnum composed of part of the body of the sphenoid and part of the basal part of the occipital bone. ... Synonym: Blumenbach's clivus. ... Origin: L. Slope ... (05 Mar 2000) ... Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
(kli´vәs) a bony surface in the surface of the posterior cranial fossa sloping upward from the foramen magnum to the dorsum sellae.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001
Type: Term Pronunciation: klī′vŭs, -vē Definitions: 1. A downward sloping surface. 2. The sloping surface from the dorsum sellae to the foramen magnum composed of part of the body of the sphenoid and part of the basal part of the occipital bone. Synonyms: Blumenbach clivusFound on http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=18218
A triangular bone, that slopes upward from the foramen magnum to the dorsum sellae, in the posterior cranial fossa. ( clivus = "wedge" or "slide")Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21447
Latin = slope (cf. declivity).Found on http://www.anatomy.usyd.edu.au/glossary/glossary.cgi?
The clivus (Latin for `slope`) is a part of the cranium, a shallow depression behind the dorsum sellæ that slopes obliquely backward. It forms a gradual sloping process at the anterior most portion of the basilar occipital bone at its junction with the sphenoid bone. On axial planes, it sits just posterior to the sphenoid sinuses...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clivus_(anatomy)
Clivus (Latin for `slope`, `rise`) can refer to ...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clivus
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