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bas·al

 (bā′səl, -zəl)
adj.
1.
a. Of, relating to, located at, or forming a base.
b. Botany Located at or near the base of a plant stem, or at the base of any other plant part: basal placentation.
2. Of primary importance; basic.

bas′al·ly adv.

basal

(ˈbeɪsəl)
adj
1. at, of, or constituting a base
2. of or constituting a foundation or basis; fundamental; essential
ˈbasally adv

ba•sal

(ˈbeɪ səl, -zəl)

adj.
1. of, at, or forming the base.
2. forming a basis; fundamental; basic: a basal reader.
3.
a. indicating a standard low level of activity of an organism, as during total rest.
b. of an amount required to maintain this level.
[1820–30]
ba′sal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.basal - especially of leaves; located at the base of a plant or stem; especially arising directly from the root or rootstock or a root-like stem; "basal placentation"; "radical leaves"
phytology, botany - the branch of biology that studies plants
2.basal - serving as or forming a basebasal - serving as or forming a base; "the painter applied a base coat followed by two finishing coats"
basic - pertaining to or constituting a base or basis; "a basic fact"; "the basic ingredients"; "basic changes in public opinion occur because of changes in priorities"
3.basal - of primary importance
essential - basic and fundamental; "the essential feature"

basal

adjective
1. Of or treating the most basic aspects:
2. Arising from or going to the root or source:
Translations
bazálnízákladní
basaal

basal

[ˈbeɪsl] ADJ
1. (lit, fig) → básico
2. (Physiol) → basal

basal

[ˈbeɪsəl] adj
[layer] → basal(e)
the basal layer of the skin → la couche basale de l'épiderme
[rate, metabolism] → basal(e)

basal

adj
(lit, fig)Grund-, fundamental
(Med)

ba·sal

a. basal, basilar, rel. a una base;
___ ganglia diseasesenfermedades de los ganglios ___ -es;
___ metabolic rateíndice del metabolismo ___.

basal

adj basal, (at rest) en reposo
References in classic literature ?
At the other end of the series we have the cells of the hive-bee, placed in a double layer: each cell, as is well known, is an hexagonal prism, with the basal edges of its six sides bevelled so as to join on to a pyramid, formed of three rhombs.
Even in the rude circumferential rim or wall of wax round a growing comb, flexures may sometimes be observed, corresponding in position to the planes of the rhombic basal plates of future cells.
The bees, of course, no more knowing that they swept their spheres at one particular distance from each other, than they know what are the several angles of the hexagonal prisms and of the basal rhombic plates.
I set out on a riding excursion, for the purpose of geologizing the basal parts of the Andes, which alone at this time of the year are not shut up by the winter snow.
It will be seen therefore that (1) emphatic stress and (2) alliteration are the basal principles of the system.
Volume III, AUS to BIS, you will find that bees are a 'large and natural family of the zoological order Hymenoptera, characterized by the plumose form of many of their hairs, by the large size of the basal segment of the foot .
A better understanding of how patients and physicians make decisions around insulin intensification could significantly improve communication during consultations and help people with type 2 diabetes, uncontrolled on basal insulin, to intensify treatment when needed," said Meryl Brod, PhD, lead investigator of the POC study.
For people with type 2 diabetes uncontrolled on basal insulin, XultophyA has demonstrated a significant 1.
Contrary to our expectations, histologic examination was interpreted as a basal cell carcinoma.
This is not the first time Jackman had to remove basal cell carcinoma from his nose.
Neuroscientist Rui Costa, and his postdoctoral fellow, Fatuel Tecuapetla, both working at the Champalimaud Neuroscience Programme (CNP) in Lisbon, Portugal, and Xin Jin, an investigator at the Salk Institute, in San Diego, USA, reveal that neurons in the basal ganglia can signal the concatenation of individual elements into a behavioural sequence.