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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.
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.
The more thyroxine a person’s thyroid gland produces, the higher that person’s basal metabolic rate will be.
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.
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.
Prothorax two-thirds wider than long, sides parallel in basal half, convergent anteriorly.
Out of this basal belief have sprung up the stories that relate the deeds of the 'hidden' saints.
This he did on an oak branch six feet long whose basal end was placed in water.
The basal remains of this antique dyke form the peninsula of Keweena.

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