basilar vertebra n.
The lowest lumbar vertebra.
a medieval dagger having a tapering blade with straight transverse quillons and a T -shaped pommel. Historical Examples Sometimes a clergyman had not only a basilard habitually hanging at his girdle, but also a sword for use on occasion. Parish Priests and Their People in the Middle Ages in England Edward L. Cutts
basilateral basilateral ba·si·lat·er·al or ba·so·lat·er·al (bā’sə-lāt’ər-əl) adj. Of or relating to the base and one or more sides of a part.
a town in S Essex, in SE England: designated as a model residential community after World War II. Contemporary Examples In Sydney it was across the Harbor, in London it was outside the city in Basildon or Slough. Speed Reading Michael Lewis’s ‘Flash Boys’ William O’Connor March 30, 2014 Historical Examples Basildon is quite as […]
basilemma basilemma ba·si·lem·ma (bā’sə-lěm’ə) n. See basement membrane.