hypobasis

[ hahy-poh-bey-sis ]
/ ˌhaɪ poʊˈbeɪ sɪs /

noun, plural hy·po·ba·ses [hahy-poh-bey-seez] /ˌhaɪ poʊˈbeɪ siz/. Architecture.

the lowermost distinctively treated part of a base.
a lower base beneath an upper and more important one.

Nearby words

  1. hypoallergenic,
  2. hypoazoturia,
  3. hypobaric,
  4. hypobarism,
  5. hypobaropathy,
  6. hypobetalipoproteinemia,
  7. hypoblast,
  8. hypobranchial,
  9. hypocalcemia,
  10. hypocalcification

Origin of hypobasis


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