toward the base.
basad ba·sad (bā’sād’)
Having a direction toward the base of an object or structure.
of, at, or forming the base. forming a basis; fundamental; basic. Physiology. indicating a standard low level of activity of an organism, as during total rest. of an amount required to maintain this level. Medicine/Medical. serving to induce a preliminary or light anesthesia prior to total anesthetization. Historical Examples Fig. 71 shows a combination of […]
- Basal anaesthesia
noun preliminary and incomplete anaesthesia induced to prepare a surgical patient for total anaesthesia with another agent
- Basal body
a cylindrical organelle, within the cytoplasm of flagellated and ciliated cells, that contains microtubules and forms the base of a flagellum or cilium: identical in internal structure to a centriole. basal body n. A cellular organelle associated with the formation of cilia and flagella and resembling the centriole in structure. Also called basal granule.
- Basal anesthesia
basal anesthesia basal anesthesia n. Parenteral administration of one or more sedatives to produce a state of depressed consciousness short of a general anesthesia.