basal vein


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Noun1.basal vein - a large vein passing along the medial surface of the temporal lobe and emptying into the great cerebral veinbasal vein - a large vein passing along the medial surface of the temporal lobe and emptying into the great cerebral vein
vein, vena, venous blood vessel - a blood vessel that carries blood from the capillaries toward the heart; "all veins except the pulmonary vein carry unaerated blood"
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2 cm, 4th basal vein essentially marginal; posterior rib nearly straight, naked throughout most of its length; surfaces moderately smooth and unmarked on magnification.
Basal vein of apical cell 1 longer than 1/3 of longitudinal vein of apical cell 1.
Forewing with basal vein distad cu-a by 2 times vein width; 1rs-m confluent with 1m-cu; 2rs-m distad 2m-cu by 6 times vein width; marginal cell length 2.