basal vein n.
A large vein passing caudally and dorsally along the medial surface of the temporal lobe and emptying into the great cerebral vein from the lateral side.
- Basal-cell nevus syndrome
basal-cell nevus syndrome basal-cell nevus syndrome n. An inherited syndrome marked by the presence of numerous basal-cell carcinomas of the skin, cysts of the jawbones, erythematous pitting of the palms and soles, and often skeletal anomalies. Also called Gorlin’s syndrome.
a type of unglazed stoneware, usually black with a dull gloss, developed by Josiah Wedgwood. noun hard fine-grained black stoneware, made in Europe, esp in England, in the late 18th century
the dark, dense igneous rock of a lava flow or minor intrusion, composed essentially of labradorite and pyroxene and often displaying a columnar structure. noun a fine-grained dark basic igneous rock consisting of plagioclase feldspar, a pyroxene, and olivine: the most common volcanic rock and usually extrusive See flood basalt a form of black unglazed […]
the dark, dense igneous rock of a lava flow or minor intrusion, composed essentially of labradorite and pyroxene and often displaying a columnar structure. Historical Examples At this place the cliffs which overhang the southern bank presented a fine collection of basaltic columns. Early Western Travels 1748-1846, Volume 28 Various No doubt the basaltic mountains […]