basic life support
basic life support n.
Emergency procedures performed to sustain life that include cardiopulmonary resuscitation, control of bleeding, treatment of shock, stabilization of injuries and wounds, and first aid.
fundamentally. Contemporary Examples Tom Skerritt: The extras were basically this improvisational group that he found in San Francisco. The Making of M*A*S*H Mitchell Zuckoff October 23, 2009 High-end art needs to come with a chain-of-custody that authenticates it; otherwise it’s basically worthless. So You’ve Stolen a Valuable Painting. What Do You Do Now? Megan McArdle […]
basichromatic basichromatic ba·si·chro·mat·ic (bā’sĭ-krō-māt’ĭk) adj. Easily stained with basic dye.
the state of being a base. the power of an acid to react with bases, dependent on the number of replaceable hydrogen atoms of the acid. Historical Examples He believed the organic base owed its basicity to the ammonia. Cooley’s Practical Receipts, Volume II Arnold Cooley When some sodium chloride solution is then added to […]
- Basicranial axis
basicranial axis basicranial axis ba·si·cra·ni·al axis (bā’sĭ-krā’nē-əl) n. A line connecting the basion to the midpoint of the sphenoethmoidal suture of the cranium. Historical Examples Of these, one of the largest is the parasphenoid which, in Ichthyopsids, is found underlying the basicranial axis. The Vertebrate Skeleton Sidney H. Reynolds In front of the presphenoid the […]