A combining kind, particularly in anatomical and botanical terms, to point the base or position at or near a base; developing a base; since, basibranchials, the essential ventral of the cartilages or bones regarding the branchial arches; basicranial, situated in the base of the cranium; basifacial, basitemporal, etc.
The combining form, in various systematic terms, of Latin basis (Gr. βάσις), base. See foundation.
A native drink in the Philippine Islands, containing a large proportion associated with the toxic principle of wood-alcohol.