Definition of Basiscopic

1. Adjective. Facing or on the side toward the base.

Category relationships: Botany, Phytology
Antonyms: Acroscopic

Definition of Basiscopic

1. Adjective. Toward or facing the base; away from the apex. ¹

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Medical Definition of Basiscopic

1. Pointing towards the base (applied to the first lateral vein of a leaflet on the side nearer the leaf base). (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Basiscopic

basis cranii interna
basis mandibulae
basis modioli
basis ossis metacarpalis
basis ossis metatarsalis
basis ossis sacri
basis patellae
basis pedunculi
basis phalangis
basis point
basis points
basis prostatae
basis pulmonis
basis pyramidis renis
basis stapedis
basiscopic (current term)
basisphenoid bone
basivertebral vein
basket-handle arch

Literary usage of Basiscopic

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Origin of a Land Flora: A Theory Based Upon the Facts of Alternation by Frederick Orpen Bower (1908)
"317 A, c; from these it will be seen that the annulus starts close to the stalk; it first curves downwards towards the basiscopic side of the sporangium, ..."

2. The Structure and Development of Mosses and Ferns (Archegoniatae) by Douglas Houghton Campbell (1905)
"Each segment divides into a ventral and dorsal half, and each of these into an acro- scopic and basiscopic portion. In case the stem octants are equal at ..."

3. Organography of Plants, Especially of the Archegoniata and Spermaphyta by Karl Eberhard Goebel (1905)
"Different in degree only is the laying down of the primor- dium of the branch in the basiscopic basilar portion of the segment, that is to say, ..."

4. The Philippine Journal of Science by Institute of Science and Technology (Philippines) (1908)
"The greatly enlarged lowest pair of pinna; and the strong development of the basiscopic pinnules of this pair are unique in Athyrium. and strongly suggest ..."

5. Lectures on Plant Physiology by Ludwig Jost (1907)
"... the lateral branches bear more numerous and larger proliferations on the side towards the apex, although their disposition should be basiscopic. ..."

6. Comparative Anatomy of the Vegetative Organs of the Phanerogams and Ferns by Anton Bary (1884)
"The bundle approaches that side of the always unbranched root which is basiscopic with reference to the stem. 1 Compare Holle, Botin. Zeitg. ..."

7. A Student's Text-book of Botany by Sydney Howard Vines (1896)
"... half of a dorso- lateral segment cut off from the apical cell; either from the whole of the segment, or from the posterior (basiscopic) portion of it. ..."

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