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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 periodicals archive ?
The labio-basal projection is shelf-like, wide, separated from other basal surface of the base by a longitudinal groove.
The basal surface of the studied succession is a major erosive surface (and a cartographic unconformity) at the base of the late Cretaceous sediments (Fig.
Clypeus: anterior margin rounded on each side of a wide, deep, margin shaped like an open "u", anterior surface transversally rugose, basal surface with fine punctures regularly spaced; front with medium-size punctures sparsely distributed and separated by a distance measuring its own length or less.
Furthermore, Nassar et al (24) used immunohistochemistry to demonstrate the presence of MUC1 on the basal surface of micropapillary carcinomas.
However, due to presence of numerous pillar structures, each an extension of the basal surface on the anterior surface that attaches to a like process extending from the GECs on the posterior surface, the maximum depth of the limb remained at 60-80 [micro]m through instar VIII (Fig.
According to the HL equation, the growth rates depend not only on the SCBC but also on the basal surface free energy, [[sigma].
4): outer margin with thin and long bristles; subapical pectinate bristles; small tusk on inner apical margin; outer basal surface with thick spines; basal and medial segments of palpi of similar lengths; distal segment at least half as long as the medial segment; basal and medial segments with long, thin bristles scattered over outer margin; medial segment with long bristles; base of palpi widened and with little, thick spines; maxillary palpi articulation on the apical third of galea-lacinia.