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Descriptor in English: Skull Base
Descriptor in Spanish: Base del Cráneo
Descriptor in Portuguese: Base do Crânio
Descriptor in French: Base du crâne
Entry term(s): Base of Skull
Base, Cranial
Base, Skull
Basicranium
Basis cranii
Cranial Base
Tree number(s): A01.456.830
A02.835.232.781.750
Scope note: The inferior region of the skull consisting of an internal (cerebral), and an external (basilar) surface.
Annotation: GEN: prefer specifics; NIM when merely locational; neopl = SKULL BASE NEOPLASMS
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply
CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
IM immunology
IN injuries
IR innervation
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
History Note: 97
DeCS UI: 32869
Descriptor UI: D019291
Date Established: 1997/01/01
Date of Entry: 1996/06/10
Revision Date: 2018/06/29
Skull Base - Preferred
Concept UI M0028723
Scope note The inferior region of the skull consisting of an internal (cerebral), and an external (basilar) surface.
Preferred term Skull Base
Entry term(s) Base of Skull
Base, Cranial
Base, Skull
Basicranium
Basis cranii
Cranial Base



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