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American English: /ˈbeɪsəl/
, /ˈbeɪzəl/
British English: /ˈbeɪs(ə)l/

Translation of basal in Spanish:


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    • 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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