adjective[attributive] chiefly technical
Forming or belonging to a bottom layer or base.
- Cells are replaced from a basal layer of proliferating epidermal cells in contact with the basal lamina.
- These cells originate in the lower epidermis by division of basal cells in the basal layer.
- Thus, for four of the five treatments, the ratios of basal leaf to root were similar.
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