- a especially of leaves; located at the base of a plant or stem; especially arising directly from the root or rootstock or a root-like stem
- s serving as or forming a base
- s of primary importance
- These spots can turn malignant, becoming translucent basal-cell nodules that slowly expand into adjoining tissue.
- His muscular endurance sank far down, as did his basal metabolism, and his efficiency upon the typewriter.
- No conclusion can be drawn about the cancer-preventive activity of topical use of sunscreens against basal-cell carcinoma and cutaneous melanoma.
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Karen Wolf brushes a powdered sunscreen over her scarred nose at least four times a day. The slightly raised tissue heals where a cancerous basal cell once grew. She speculates years of playing softball in the sun caused...
June 19, 2013 - Quincy Herald-Whig
- Warm Ocean, Not Icebergs, Causing Most Of Antarctic Ice Shelves' Mass Loss
PASADENA, Calif., June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ocean waters melting the undersides of Antarctic ice shelves are responsible for most of the continent's ice shelf mass loss, a new study by NASA and university researchers has found.(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO)Scientists have studied the rates of basal melt, or the melting of the ice shelves from ...
June 13, 2013 - PR Newswire via Yahoo! News
- Michael Prue in CTV.ca
As a person who has had basal cell carcinoma and has had it zapped it from my chest from too much sun, I appreciate very much that those tanning beds should not be there for people under 18,Prue said.
- Kari Stefansson in Reuters
Exposure to the sun has no direct impact on the genes, which add to the total risk of basal cell carcinoma,Stefansson said.
- Robert Millikan in Newswise (press release)
We found something new: younger African American breast cancer patients show a high frequency of one of the aggressive subtypes of breast cancer called basal-like,said Millikan, associate professor of epidemiology at the UNC School of Public...