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basal

at the base; forming a basis; fundamental; basic
Not to be confused with:
basil – an aromatic herb used in cooking

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 ?
Membrane tension is expressed in mN/[mm.sup.2]; Li is the membrane length at resting basal tone; time is expressed in seconds (s).
The significant negative correlation found in the study between DeMeester score a measure of acid reflux and BLESP reinforces the importance of basal tone and pressures at the lower end of esophagus, hence, the relevance of measuring and studying BLESP as an additional marker for gastroesophageal reflux.
Using strips (30 X 3 mm) of human isolated taenia coli suspended in normal Krebs' solution bubbled with 5% C[O.sub.2] in [O.sub.2] at 37[degrees]C, peppermint oil and menthol inhibited basal tone and contractions to carbachol ([10.sup.-7]-[10.sup.-4]M) and to potassium chloride (5-150 mM) in a non-competitive manner.