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basal

[′bā·səl]
(biology)
Of, pertaining to, or located at the base.
(physiology)
Being the minimal level for, or essential for maintenance of, vital activities of an organism, such as basal metabolism.
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11 Further there is fear of hypoglycaemia which encourage them to use SSI instead of basal bolus insulin.
Because of the unusual morphology seen in many of these carcinomas as well as the p63-positive immunoprofile, the main differential diagnoses include basal cell proliferations, that is, basal cell hyperplasia and basal cell carcinoma.
Basal cell carcinoma, a non-melanoma type of skin cancer, is the most common form of cancer in Europe and is usually treated with surgery.
Most interesting is the result that its action becomes intensified by developmental processes going on at the oral end, as shown by the fact that if the oral development is suppressed by tying that end, the basal development is much accelerated.
The 4-T study supports the initiation of treatment with basal insulin, which is consistent with the concept that fasting hyperglycemia contributes more than postprandial hyperglycemia to glycated hemoglobin levels during periods of poor glycemic control," Dr.
For those who had started on either basal or prandial regimens, their treatments converged, so that the basal group added prandial doses (10% of the daily basal dose with a minimum and maximum limit) and the prandial group added a basal dose (10 units at bedtime).
Bettelheim, 1975), educators should have an interest in exposing children to books and basal readers that serve to reduce gender-stereotyping.
di Trieste, Italy) have collected the latest research on the role of the basal ganglia and thalamus in cognition and behavior, including much of their own work in the field.
Addition of biphasic, prandial or basal insulin to oral therapy in Type 2 diabetes.
There are at least four circuits that link the basal ganglia to the cerebral cortex.
When patients stopped their pump basal insulin during exercise, eight (16%) developed hypoglycemia as defined by a blood glucose level of 70 mg/dL or less in frequent sampling during the session.