basichromatic ba·si·chro·mat·ic (bā’sĭ-krō-māt’ĭk)
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 […]
- Basicranial flexure
basicranial flexure basicranial flexure n. See pontine flexure.
of, relating to, or forming a base; fundamental: a basic principle; the basic ingredient. Chemistry. pertaining to, of the nature of, or containing a base. not having all of the hydroxyls of the base replaced by the acid group, or having the metal or its equivalent united partly to the acid group and partly to […]
plural of basidium. a special form of sporophore, characteristic of basidiomycetous fungi, on which the sexual spores are borne, usually at the tips of slender projections. Historical Examples They resemble each other very much, except that the basidia bear four sterigmata and a spore on each. Studies of American Fungi. Mushrooms, Edible, Poisonous, etc. George […]