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of or treating the most basic aspects

arising from or going to the root or source

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especially of leaves

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serving as or forming a base

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of primary importance

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The basal surface is concave and bears numerous openings of the vascular canals.
Coarse-grained wedges rest sharply on the basal erosive surface; being, in this case, the basal surface more erosive than when no wedges are present.
Some cells also expanded the basal surface, forming pillar structures connecting the anterior and posterior surfaces of the limb.
Therefore, it is expected that the basal surface free energy of resin L will be higher than that of resin G.
The base is low and smaller than the crown, with its upper surface rising towards the crown and having a flat basal surface.
The simplest mechanism for transmitting information from the cell surface to the interior of the cell about the direction of flow would enlist a structure that runs between the apical cell surface and other parts of the cell such as the basal surface.
The results from all of these assays, albeit extensive in detail, were nonetheless nearly identical, including those that compared the apical and basal surfaces of cell monolayers with semipermeable membranes which can separate human cells from actual contact with bacteria and PIB structures of BT products or derivatives.
Filters were mounted in an Ussing chamber and bathed, on both mucosal and basal surfaces with a bicarbonate-buffered Ringer solution containing 10 mM glucose.