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Attached by the base, as certain anthers are to their filaments.
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(Botany) botany (of an anther) attached to the filament by its base
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|Adj.||1.||basifixed - attached by its base (as certain anthers to their filaments or stalks)|
affixed - firmly attached; "the affixed labels"
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