Medical Definition of Basal rod

1. Rod shaped intracellular organelle lying below the undulating membrane of Trichomonas. Generates active bending associated with local loss of birefringence at the bending zone, probably as a result of conformational change in the longitudinal lamellae. Major protein approximately 90 kD. (10 Nov 1998)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Basal Rod

basal layer of choroid
basal layer of ciliary body
basal medium
basal membrane of semicircular duct
basal metabolic rate
basal metabolic rates
basal metabolism
basal nuclei
basal nucleus of Ganser
basal part of occipital bone
basal part of pulmonary artery
basal placentation
basal plate of neural tube
basal ration
basal ridge
basal rod (current term)
basal seat
basal seat area
basal skull fracture
basal sphincter
basal squamous cell carcinoma
basal striations
basal surface
basal tentorial branch of internal carotid artery
basal tomentum
basal tubercle
basal tuberculosis
basal vein
basal vein of Rosenthal
basal veins

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