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Basal

Meanings and phrases

basal

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adj.
  1. serving as or forming a base; base
  2. of primary importance; primary
  3. 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; radical
n.
  1. body temperature in the morning before rising or moving about or eating anything; basal temperature
n.
  1. natural family planning in which the fertile period of the woman's menstrual cycle is inferred by noting the rise in basal body temperature that typically occurs with ovulation; basal body temperature method of family planning
n.
  1. natural family planning in which the fertile period of the woman's menstrual cycle is inferred by noting the rise in basal body temperature that typically occurs with ovulation; basal body temperature method

basal ganglion

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. any of several masses of subcortical grey matter at the base of each cerebral hemisphere that seem to be involved in the regulation of voluntary movement

basal metabolic rate

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the rate at which heat is produced by an individual in a resting state; BMR

basal metabolism

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the amount of energy required to maintain the body of an individual in a resting state

basal placentation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. where one or few ovules develop at the base of a simple or compound ovary

basal temperature

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. body temperature in the morning before rising or moving about or eating anything; basal body temperature

basal vein

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a large vein passing along the medial surface of the temporal lobe and emptying into the great cerebral vein; vena basalis

basal ganglia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The disrupted signaling in the basal ganglia network is thought to cause the hyperkinesia.
  • Stereotypies are correlated with altered behavioral response selection in the basal ganglia.
  • Failure to form DA neurons would lead to lower dopamine concentrations in the basal ganglia.

basal area

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The basal area of the forewing is silver.
  • Some specimens show a grey basal area and very wide reddish-brown areas on either side of the midfield.
  • There is a brownish broad shade on the middle of the termen and some obscure lunular marks on the basal area.

most basal

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The most basal deinonychosaurs were very small.
  • These are among the most basal lineages of living cyprinids.
  • The Elopomorpha (eels and tarpons) appear to be the most basal teleosts.

basal half

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The basal half of the costa is often dark.
  • In females, the apical half of the fore-wings are transparent; basal half tinted with golden-yellow with black marks.
  • Wings are hyaline for apical half and opaque steely blue-black for basal half which is bordered by a milky white patch towards the tip.

more basal

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • "Kuehneotherium" is now placed in the more basal clade called Holotheria.
  • In this analysis, "Austroraptor" is found to be a more basal member of Unenlagiinae.
  • It is one of the more basal genera, with only "Amphicoelias" and possibly a new, unnamed genus more primitive.

basal leaves

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It has a basal rosette of toothed basal leaves.
  • It has two basal leaves, 5–7 cm long by 1.5–3 cm wide.
  • The basal leaves can be eaten raw or cooked.

basal third

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The basal third of the forewings is cream, while the marginal two thirds are dark brown.
  • The dorsal protective membrane is absent from the tip of the arm while on the ventral side the protective membrane is normal in basal third of the arm then it broadens and becomes very thick.

basal rosette

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It has a basal rosette of toothed basal leaves.
  • It has a basal rosette of toothed leaves.
  • Leaves are long and narrow, stemming from the basal rosette.

basal member

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Now, though, "Erromenosteus" is considered a basal member of Dinichthyloidea.
  • In this analysis, "Austroraptor" is found to be a more basal member of Unenlagiinae.
  • However, some anatomical differences identify the turtle as a more basal member of the sea turtle superfamily.

basal part

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The front end tapered, and the basal part skew, circled or obtuse.
  • They pointed to the very short keratinous portion of the beak, with its long, slender, naked basal part.
  • The forewings of the winged aquatic bugs are modified into hemelytra (singular, hemelytron), in which the basal part is thickened and leathery and the apical part is membranous.

basal patch

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Forewings are fawn colour with a browner basal patch, median band and distal shade, all finely and delicately white-edged distally, the median band also accompanied by a fine white line proximally, sharply indented on the submedian fold and more shallowly in the cell.
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