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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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Abnormal cell growth in the lower 1/3 of the epithelium is categorized as cervical intraepithelial neoplasia 1 (CIN1); 2/3 of the way from the basal layer as CIN2; and ultimately, when the disorganization extends past 2/3 and reaches the full depth of the epithelium, as CIN3.
We must try to protect the basal layer," said Young.
Interpretation & conclusions: The presence of CD 34 positive cells in gingiva in stromal, paravascular location, and basal layer of the gingival epithelium was demonstrated.
Eventually, at the Basal Layer Retinol stimulates production of new cells.
By comparison, however, expression of prolactin and prolactin receptors was markedly upregulated throughout the epidermis in psoriasis plaques, especially in the basal layer, probably because of local cutaneous production.
There were buds of superficial basal cell carcinoma extending from the basal layer of the epidermis into the papillary dermis and aggregates of nodular basal cell carcinoma in the upper reticular dermis (Fig.
A one to two cell thick band of basal layer cells, supported by an aggregation of mesenchymal cells, extended from this depression ventrally into the dermis (Fig.
A high-pressure pulse of gaseous oxygen is applied to the skin and the oxygen carrying chemical is driven deep into the basal layer.
As we age, the blood vessels atrophy and important nutrients and oxygen do not reach the basal layer of the skin.
The submesocycles, termed as "beds" in the Nurmekund Formation, begin with a more argillaceous basal layer and show a shallowing upward trend of development.
Basal cell is a type of skin cancer that affects the skin's basal layer - the fifth layer of skin.