a variety of long-grain rice with slender aromatic grains, used for savoury dishes
basinet. Historical Examples But the magnificent recumbent bronze effigy below represents him in his fighting kit, basnet on head. The Romance of Words (4th ed.) Ernest Weekley Underwritten by Mr. basnet is an order to pay this sum, April, 1646. Shakespeare’s Family Mrs. C. C. Stopes The most general name for a helmet up to […]
baso- baso- pref. Variant of basi-.
basoerythrocyte basoerythrocyte ba·so·e·ryth·ro·cyte (bā’sō-ĭ-rĭth’rə-sīt’, -zō-) n. A red blood cell that shows stippling associated with basic staining granules, representing a condition such as severe anemia, leukemia, or lead poisoning.
basoerythrocytosis basoerythrocytosis ba·so·e·ryth·ro·cy·to·sis (bā’sō-ĭ-rĭth’rə-sī-tō’sĭs, bā’zō-) n. An increase of red blood cells that show stippling resulting from the presence of basic staining granules and frequently observed in diseases characterized by prolonged hypochromic anemia.