Adjective "Basal" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Basal


    Definition:

    1. of, at, or forming the base.

    2. forming a basis; fundamental; basic.

    3. Physiology. indicating a standard low level of activity of an organism, as during total rest. of an amount required to maintain this level.

    4. Medicine/Medical. serving to induce a preliminary or light anesthesia prior to total anesthetization.

    Examples:

    "secretions can be basal."

    "concentrations can be basal."

    "pressures can be basal."

    "outputs can be basal."

    "gastrins can be basal."

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