how to pronounce basal

/bˈɛɪsəl/

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meanings

adjective:

  1. Associated with the base of an organism or structure.
  2. In a phylogenetic tree, being a group, or member of a group, which diverged earlier. The earliest clade to branch in a larger clade.
  3. Of a minimal level that is necessary for maintaining the health or life of an organism.
  4. Basic, elementary; relating to, or forming, the base, or point of origin.

noun:

  1. Base, bottom, minimum.
  2. Any basal structure or part.

words with pronunciation similar to basal

The similarity is measured in the number of changed sounds (added, deleted, or replaced) between two transcriptions.

bagel/bˈɛɪɡəl/, 1 change.
basin/bˈɛɪsən/, 1 change.
basis/bˈɛɪsəs/, 1 change.
bases/bˈɛɪsəz/, 1 change.
bustle/bˈʌsəl/, 1 change.
vassal/vˈæsəl/, 2 changes.
tassel/tˈæsəl/, 2 changes.
axle/ˈæksəl/, 2 changes.
beagle/bˈiɡəl/, 2 changes.
bacon/bˈɛɪkən/, 2 changes.


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