any cell situated at the base of a multilayered tissue, as at the lowest layer of the epidermis.
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How to use basal cell in a sentence
Coffee Consumption Associated with Decreased Risk for Basal-Cell Carcinoma.
B, Formation of the first spore-mother-cell (sm), from the basal cell (a) of one of the rows of spores.
The antheridium consists at first of a basal cell and a terminal one.Elements of Structural and Systematic Botany | Douglas Houghton Campbell