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The base of skull, also known as the cranial base or the cranial floor, is the most inferior area of the skull. It is composed of the endocranium and the lower parts of the skull roof.

Skull base
Skull interior anatomy.svg
Base of the skull, inner surface
Skull base anatomy.jpg
Base of the skull, inferior or outer surface. Showing various muscle attachments.
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Latinbasis cranii
externa et. interna
MeSHD019291
TAA02.1.00.044
FMA52801
Anatomical terms of bone

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