Choose language
    Synonyms and Definitions

    Use "basal" in a sentence

    basal example sentences


    1. Treffert believes that when associative memory systems, located in the higher regions of the cortex, fail older parts of the brain, the ancient pathways in the basal ganglia known as habit memory, take over

    2. increase the body’s core temperature, resulting in a higher basal metabolic rate

    3. children had significantly larger basal ganglia, a key part of the brain that

    4. Given that the hippocampus and basal ganglia regions of the

    5. with basal cell and squamous cell skin cancers who were put on a low-fat diet for two

    6. occurs a day or two when her body has lowest basal body temperature and

    7. the body basal temperature are at the highest one or two days after ovulation

    8. It was most helpful in those patients who had a sluggish or abnormal y low basal

    9. Most men and women need from 1000 to 1500 calories as their basal caloric requirement

    10. The first point of departure was the par value, presumably representing the amount of cash or property originally paid into the business; the second basal figure was the book value, representing the par value plus a ratable interest in the accumulated surplus

    11. This is hypothesized to readjust synaptic strength back to basal levels and therefore

    12. This LTP is reversed back to the basal state

    13. resolution and are best suited for the quantitative analysis of basal and slowly

    14. For example, several studies demonstrated a lack of change in basal concen-

    15. 1996), and it was reported to have no effect on basal

    16. dopamine concentrations during withdrawal can be returned to and above basal concentrations by

    17. nucleus accumbens by cocaine are inversely related to basal levels: effects of acute and

    18. have focused primarily on basolateral (lateral, basolateral, and accessory basal

    19. In contrast, all of the subdivisions of the basal nucleus have a high degree of

    20. the basal nucleus before synaptic relays to other regions

    21. The accessory basal

    22. fact, single neurons within the lateral and basal nuclei of the AMY innervate

    23. The accessory basal nucleus

    24. heavy projections to the lateral, basal, and central nuclei (McDonald 1998)

    25. of the lateral nuclei, but not basal or central, also attenuated both the acquisition and

    26. home cage has been shown to increase c-fos in the lateral, basal, and central nuclei,

    27. with a potentiated effect in the lateral and basal nuclei when administration occurs

    28. in the lateral and basal AMY nuclei that were activated during amphetamine-CPP

    29. complex mixture of excitatory and inhibitory responses in the lateral, basal, and

    30. basal, and accessory basal nuclei of the amygdala to the hippocampal formation in rat

    31. complex: projections originating in the basal nucleus

    32. complex: projections originating in the accessory basal nucleus

    33. Savander V, Ledoux JE, Pitkanen A (1997) Interamygdaloid projections of the basal and accessory

    34. lateral nucleus to the basal nucleus of the amygdala: a light and electron microscopic PHA-L

    35. basal levels of dopamine in the NAc during withdrawal from psychostimulants,

    36. Fallon JH, Moore RY (1978) Catecholamine innervation of the basal forebrain

    37. of the dopamine projection to the basal forebrain and neostriatum

    38. and insular cortex), and basal regions (striatum)

    39. the hippocampus, cortex, cerebellum, and basal ganglia

    40. The next few months were a blur of tests on Khaled Hosseini The Kite Runner Soraya: Basal body temperatures, blood tests for every conceivable hormone, urine tests, something called a "Cervical Mucus Test," ultrasounds, more blood tests, and more urine tests

    41. The basal part of the labellum stands over the bucket, and is itself hollowed out into a sort of chamber with two lateral entrances; within this chamber there are curious fleshy ridges

    42. At the other end of the series we have the cells of the hive-bee, placed in a double layer: each cell, as is well known, is an hexagonal prism, with the basal edges of its six sides bevelled so as to join an inverted pyramid, of three rhombs

    43. Even in the rude circumferential rim or wall of wax round a growing comb, flexures may sometimes be observed, corresponding in position to the planes of the rhombic basal plates of future cells

    44. These walls, as Professor Miller has kindly ascertained for me, vary greatly in thickness; being, on an average of twelve measurements made near the border of the comb, 1/352 of an inch in thickness; whereas the basal rhomboidal plates are thicker, nearly in the proportion of three to two, having a mean thickness, from twenty-one measurements, of 1/229 of an inch

    45. The bees, of course, no more knowing that they swept their spheres at one particular distance from each other, than they know what are the several angles of the hexagonal prisms and of the basal rhombic plates; the motive power of the process of natural selection having been the construction of cells of due strength and of the proper size and shape for the larvae, this being effected with the greatest possible economy of labour and wax; that individual swarm which thus made the best cells with least labour, and least waste of honey in the secretion of wax, having succeeded best, and having transmitted their newly-acquired economical instincts to new swarms, which in their turn will have had the best chance of succeeding in the struggle for existence

    46. —An order or sub-order of insects, characterised by the possession of a jointed beak or rostrum, and by having the fore-wings horny in the basal portion and membranous at the extremity, where they cross each other

    47. It may be objected to me, that the mockeson of those naturalists is a Cenchris, and not a Scytale, therefore generically distinguished from the Copper-head; but on the other hand, we know that the genus Cenchris does not exist in nature, that the individual upon which it was founded, was either a fortuitous variety, or that the illustrious naturalist was deceived by the desiccation of his specimen, giving to the basal caudal plates a bifid aspect

    48. With respect to the transverse septa, I think their presence may be accounted for by supposing that as the animal elongates its tube in consequence of an increase of growth, or in order to maintain an equal elevation with the adjacent tubes, (rendered necessary by the origin of young tubes in the interstices) it gradually vacates the basal portions of its tube, and sustains itself at the different elevations, by successively uniting the parietal lamellæ so as to exclude the vacuity

    Show more examples

    Synonyms for "basal"

    basal radical base elemental elementary primary

    "basal" definitions

    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

    of or being the essential or basic part

    serving as or forming a base