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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Especially of leaves adj. - Of primary importance; Serving as or forming a base.

Usage examples (40)
  • basal placentation
  • Does the term basal tear excite your sympathy, or reflex tear ignite a shower of certain understanding?
  • Because it's fast-acting, it can't provide the long action of insulin known as basal insulin.
  • The third type of skin cancer is know as basal cell carcinoma and is the most common of all forms of cancer. for more
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  • You will find "basil" (an herb) included in any "basal" (fundamental) discussion of herb lore.
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