Definition of Basilic

1. n. Basilica.



2. a. Royal; kingly; also, basilican.

Definition of Basilic

1. pertaining to a basilica [adj] - See also: basilica

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Basilic

basilar prognathism
basilar sinus
basilar sulcus
basilar vertebra
basilary
basilateral
basilean
basilect
basilectal
basilectally
basilects
basileiolatry
basileolatry
basileus
basilic (current term)
basilic vein
basilica
basilicae
basilical
basilican
basilicas
basilicok
basilicon
basilicons
basilicus
basiliomata
basilisc
basiliscs
basiliscusfibrase

Literary usage of Basilic

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1. Anatomy, Descriptive and Applied by Henry Gray (1913)
"It ascends on the ulnar side of the front of the forearm and ends in the basilic vein or in the vena mediana cubiti; in a small proportion of cases it ..."

2. A Text Book of Anatomy, and Guide in Dissections: For the Use of Students of by Washington R. Handy (1854)
"The superficial are the cephalic, basilic, and median veins. The cephalic is formed on ... The basilic begins at the lower extremity of the ulna by several ..."

3. Anatomy: Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1897)
"Occasionally it opens separately into the median basilic vein. It communicates with branches of the median vein in front and with the posterior ulnar behind ..."

4. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People (1878)
"Of these veins, the most prominent are the median-cephalic and the median-basilic ; the former being situated on the outer side of the tendon of the biceps ..."

5. The Art and science of embalming: Descriptive and Operative by Carl Lewis Barnes (1905)
"It is a very short vein and its course is upward and outward, joining with the median basilic to form the basilic vein. The Radial Vein begins beneath the ..."

6. Therapeutic Gazette (1916)
"The skin over the median basilic or median cephalic vein, at the flexure of the ... Although the median basilic vein is larger than the median cephalic, ..."

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