basal anesthesia n.
parenteral administration of one or more sedatives to produce a state of depressed consciousness short of a general anesthesia.
- Basal cell carcinoma
a common and usually curable skin cancer that arises from epithelial cells and rarely metastasizes: often -ssociated with overexposure to sunlight. noun a slow-growing malignant but usually non-metastasizing skin cancer, mainly occurring in sun-damaged skin of the elderly and fair-skinned; also called basal cell epithelioma , rodent ulcer usage note medicine basal cell carcinoma n. […]
- Basal cell
any cell situated at the base of a multilayered tissue, as at the lowest layer of the epidermis. historical examples the antheridium consists at first of a basal cell and a terminal one. elements of structural and systematic botany douglas houghton campbell b, formation of the first spore-mother-cell (sm), from the basal cell (a) of […]
- Basal cell epithelioma
noun see basal cell carcinoma
- Basal cell nevus
basal cell nevus basal cell nevus n. a hereditary disease characterized by lesions of the eyelids, nose, cheeks, neck, and axillae that are usually benign and that appear as uneroded papules histologically indistinguishable from basal cell epithelioma.
- Basal conglomerate
a conglomerate deposited on an erosion surface and const-tuting the bottom layer of a stratigraphic series.