a plant, Acinos thymoides, of the mint family, having egg-shaped leaves and purplish flowers.
an island in the Philippines, SW of Mindanao. 495 sq. mi. (1282 sq. km). Formerly Isabela. a city on this island. Historical Examples Basilan dropped astern as they negotiated the countless islands of the Pilas Group. The Pirates of Shan Harold Leland Goodwin His cousin, Adasaolan, who had accompanied him, had taken up his abode […]
pertaining to or situated at the base, especially the base of the skull. basal. Historical Examples Together with the digital artery it descends to near the basilar process of the os pedis. Diseases of the Horse’s Foot Harry Caulton Reeks The tendency of the coronal region is upward, that of the basilar downward. Buchanan’s Journal […]
- Basilar artery
basilar artery basilar artery n. The union of the two vertebral arteries, running from the lower to the upper border of the pons, with anterior spinal, the two inferior cerebellar, the labyrinthine, pontine, and superior cerebellar branches.
- Basilar lamina
basilar lamina basilar lamina n. The membrane extending from the spiral lamina of the ear to the basilar crest of the cochlea, forming the greater part of the floor of the cochlear duct and supporting the organ of Corti.