basi- definition

  • prefix:
    • Base; lower component: basipetal.
    • Chemical base; chemically standard: basophil.
    • situated on base; forming a base.
  • others:
    • 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.
  • noun:
    • 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.
    • A native wine from north Luzon.

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