basilar

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

French basilaire, from Latin basis.

AdjectiveEdit

basilar (comparative more basilar, superlative most basilar)

  1. Of, pertaining to, or located at a base, but especially at the base of the skull or a lung.
  2. Lower; inferior; base.
    • Henry Ward Beecher
      Basilar instincts.

Derived termsEdit

  • basilar artery
  • basilar crest
  • basilar groove
  • basilar index
  • basilar lamina
  • basilar membrane
  • basilar meningitis

See alsoEdit

Last modified on 19 May 2013, at 20:47