from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Base; lower part: basipetal.
- Chemical base; chemically basic: basophil.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- Positioned at the base; forming a base.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- A combining form, especially in anatomical and botanical words, to indicate the base or position at or near a base; forming a base; as, basibranchials, the most ventral of the cartilages or bones of the branchial arches; basicranial, situated at the base of the cranium; basifacial, basitemporal, etc.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The combining form, in various scientific terms, of Latin basis (Gr.
βάσις), base. See basis.
- n. A native drink in the Philippine Islands, containing a large proportion of the poisonous principle of wood-alcohol.
- n. A native wine from northern Luzon.
From Latin basis, base; see basis.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin basis. (Wiktionary)
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