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It receives massive inputs from the arousal-regulating structures of the brainstem, midbrain, and basal forebrain, and appears to play a role in filtering those signals in response to changing cognitive needs.
MY LAB USES ULTRASOUND TO STIMULATE UNCONSCIOUS PATIENTS - FACTS SO ROMANTICJOSHUA CAINJUNE 15, 2021NAUTILUS
The key is in the separation of the signals entering the neuron for forward-going inference and for backward-flowing errors, which could be handled in the model by the basal and apical dendrites, respectively.
ARTIFICIAL NEURAL NETS FINALLY YIELD CLUES TO HOW BRAINS LEARNANIL ANANTHASWAMYFEBRUARY 18, 2021QUANTA MAGAZINE
In addition to the pygophore and the telltale stripes on the legs, the new fossil also distinctly shows the "basal plate," a structure shaped like a stirrup that supports the penis.
RARE 50 MILLION-YEAR-OLD FOSSILIZED BUG FLASHES ITS PENIS FOR POSTERITYJENNIFER OUELLETTEFEBRUARY 4, 2021ARS TECHNICA
The more thyroxine a person’s thyroid gland produces, the higher that person’s basal metabolic rate will be.
SOME PEOPLE CAN EAT ANYTHING AND NOT GAIN A POUND. HOW METABOLISM AFFECTS THE CALORIES YOU BURN EACH DAY.TEREZIE TOLAR-PETERSONJANUARY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
These microbes had been surviving in a desiccated state, not yet dead but having reduced their metabolism to the minimum, carrying out only what are called basal functions.
PRESERVING A SENSE OF WONDER IN DNA - ISSUE 92: FRONTIERSVIRAT MARKANDEYAOCTOBER 28, 2020NAUTILUS
It makes out of the savage raw material which is our basal mental stuff, a citizen.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
The specimens from Honduras have a basal cusp on the hinder edge of the lower canine.
A SYNOPSIS OF THE AMERICAN BATS OF THE GENUS PIPISTRELLUSWALTER W. DALQUEST
Prothorax two-thirds wider than long, sides parallel in basal half, convergent anteriorly.
JOURNAL OF ENTOMOLOGY AND ZOOLOGY, MARCH 1917VARIOUS
Out of this basal belief have sprung up the stories that relate the deeds of the 'hidden' saints.
THE HISTORY OF YIDDISH LITERATURE IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURYLEO WIENER
This he did on an oak branch six feet long whose basal end was placed in water.
MAKERS OF BRITISH BOTANY; A COLLECTION OF BIOGRAPHIES BY LIVING BOTANISTSVARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO BASAL

  • basal
  • base
  • basement
  • basic
  • foundational
  • ground
  • last
  • lowermost
  • lowest
  • meat-and-potatoes
  • primary
  • radical
  • rock-bottom
  • underlying
  • undermost
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