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a. & n.1.(Anat.) Applied to a protuberance of the base of the sphenoid bone.
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Ventrally, the basipterygoid process is lengthy with the distal portion expanded and contacting the pterygoid.
Xinjiangchelys latimarginalis (Young and Chow, 1953)): absence of basipterygoid process, absence of paired pits on the ventral surface of the basisphenoid; foramen jugulare posterius not formed in bone.
Ontogeny and homology of the basipterygoid articulation in Pantodon buchholzi (Teleostei: Osteoglossomorpha).