basal body


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basal body

[′bā·səl ‚bäd·ē]
(cell and molecular biology)
A cellular organelle that induces the formation of cilia and flagella and is similar to and sometimes derived from a centriole. Also known as kinetosome.
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It keeps track of biological data, such as the dates of your menstrual cycle and basal body temperature, and then tells you which day you're most fertile by displaying the data in a calendar.
There was no significant effect of colloidal silver plus nutritional supplementation on the vital signs (systolic, diastolic blood pressure, pulse, basal body temperature (Data not shown).
A healthy basal body temperature should be at least 36.
Centrin deficiency in Chlamydomonas causes defects in basal body replication, segregation and maturation.
The deficiency of which causes defects in basal body replication, segregation and maturation.
1988; Buckland-Nicks and Hodgson, 2000; Buckland-Nicks, 2006), and an acentric basal body comprising the two fused centrioles (Hodgson et al.
Can taking your morning basal body temperature accurately predict a thyroid disorder?
Steven Petak said that testosterone testing using radio-immunoassay "can be adequately standardized for detection of hyperandrogenism in women, providing the laboratory normal ranges have been adequately determined based on women without hyperandrogenic symptoms and with normal cycles by basal body temperature charts.
The "9+2" arrangement of the axoneme extends from the basal body.
If not, ask your doctor about a basal body temperature chart.