What does basal mean?

Definitions for basalˈbeɪ səl, -zəl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word basal.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. radical, basal(adj)

    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"

  2. basal, base(adj)

    serving as or forming a base

    "the painter applied a base coat followed by two finishing coats"

  3. basal, primary(adj)

    of primary importance


  1. basal(Noun)

    Any basal structure or part

  2. basal(Adjective)

    Relating to, or forming, the base, or point of origin.

  3. basal(Adjective)

    In a phylogenetic tree, being a group, or member of a group, which diverged earlier.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Basal(adj)

    relating to, or forming, the base

Anagrams for basal »

  1. albas, baals, balas, balsa, sabal

  2. Albas

  3. Baals

  4. Balas

  5. Balsa

  6. Sabal


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of basal in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of basal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Soren Lontoft Hansen:

    The U.S. market for basal insulin represents over 80 percent of the global market for basal insulin, which underlines the importance of Tresiba, we expect a positive price reaction on Monday between 5 percent and 10 percent.

  2. Margaret Karagas:

    Earlier exposure to indoor tanning is associated with a greater risk for developing basal cell carcinoma at a young age, the new FDA regulations reinforce the science that teens and young adults may be especially vulnerable to developing skin cancer if they use tanning beds.

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