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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
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Epigyne with globular, anterolateral, diverging spermathecal sacs; median longitudinal 'T' shaped septum broad basally, narrow medially; spermathecal ducts coiled; epigynal orifices thin, ovoid, at posterior margin; epigynal plate nearly cup shaped with broad and depressed anterior margin, and narrow truncate posterior margin.
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schuhi the lateral oviduct is distinctly bifurcate and lobed basally, and the sclerotized rings are pointed apically (Fig.
Cerci simple, laminate, tapering basally, inferiorly angulated at apex; subgenital plate of male with no apical tubercle.
Abdominal terga impunctuate basally, distance separating punctures about equal to diameters of punctures.
Flowers subsessile, the lower ones pendulous-secund, corolla yellow; sepals free, 6 mm long, extended 3 mm wide, obovate, asymmetrical, the adaxial ones carinate, obtuse, adaxially glabrous, abaxially densely covered with ferrugineous trichomes, brown to yellow; petals 7 mm long, yellow, spathulate, acute, the blade spreading with recurving apex; stamens basally adnate to the petals; filaments 2-3 mm long, flat, white; anthers sagittate and closely arranged arround the stigma, 1 mm long, yellow; ovary 1.
2); fixed finger yellow with reddish teeth; movable finger with a dorsal brown area basally, teeth reddish.
4 mm high, 101-142 [micron]m in diameter, annulated basally and distally, with annuli or wrinkles elsewhere.
Members of the Aloconota can be distinguished from other aleocharine genera by the combination of the following characters: body parallel-sided; [alpha]-sensillum of epipharynx reduced; labium with ligula divided into 2 lobes at base; two medial setae widely separated; lateral pseudopores absent on prementum; pronotum more or less narrowed basally, less than about 1.
Chelicerae yellowish brown, broad basally, gradually narrow anteriorly, both margins with one tooth, retromarginal tooth higher; fangs dark brown, short, strongly curved, without scopulae.
Hypostomal setae: h1 long (ca 61 [micro]m), smooth and setiform; h2 short (ca 39 [micro]m), robust and marginally serrate; h3 long (ca 57 [micro]m) and basally serrate; h4 short (ca 20 [micro]m), robust and marginally serrate.
5 (4) cm wide, elliptic-oblong, basally cordate, apically acute to obtuse through the loss of the mucro, with revolute margins and 2 or 3 small hypophyllous glands per side 3-5 mm from the margin and usually only visible with a hand lens; midvein obscure above, subprominent below, the lateral veins obscure on both surfaces or subprominent below.