basi- or baso-
Base; lower part: basifacial.
Chemical base; chemically basic: basophil.
- Basibregmatic axis
basibregmatic axis basibregmatic axis ba·si·breg·mat·ic axis (bā’sə-brěg-māt’ĭk) n. A vertical line connecting the basion to the bregma; the maximum height of the cranium.
of, relating to, or forming a base; fundamental: a basic principle; the basic ingredient. Chemistry. pertaining to, of the nature of, or containing a base. not having all of the hydroxyls of the base replaced by the acid group, or having the metal or its equivalent united partly to the acid group and partly to […]
- Basic anhydride
See under anhydride (def 1). a compound formed by removing water from a more complex compound: an oxide of a nonmetal (acid anhydride) or a metal (basic anhydride) that forms an acid or a base, respectively, when united with water. a compound from which water has been abstracted. noun a compound that has been formed […]
- Basic assembly language
a specific assembly language. Abbreviation: BAL. (BAL) What most people called IBM 360 assembly language. See ALC. (1995-04-13)