basilar basilar


  • (adj) of or relating to or located at the base


  1. These arteries unite at the base of the brain to form the basilar artery, and in a healthy person they supply up to 20% of the brain's blood.
  2. Even short-term exposure to high-intensity noiseabove 135 decibelscan cause a breakdown in the ear's sensitive basilar membrane.
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