basal disk

noun Anatomy.

the flattened basal surface by which coelenterate polyps attach to the substrate.

Nearby words

  1. basal body,
  2. basal cell,
  3. basal cell carcinoma,
  4. basal cell nevus,
  5. basal conglomerate,
  6. basal ganglia,
  7. basal ganglion,
  8. basal granule,
  9. basal joint reflex,
  10. basal lamina

Also called pedal disk. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019