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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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This variant tends to be more locally invasive and less well circumscribed than basal cell tumors but is not as aggressive as squamous cell carcinoma.
Researchers sampled air above basal cell tumors and found a different profile of chemical compounds compared to skin located at the same sites in healthy control subjects.
Although loss of chromosomes 8p and 12p has been reported in conventional acinar adenocarcinoma, (27,28) a normal karyotype has been found in basal cell tumors using comparative genomics hybridization.