How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"basi" is from "basis" (step or pedestal) spoken by people of Greece starting about 1000 B.C.
A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "bottom" or "base" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.
Examples of how the word is used
|This page provides some basic information.|
|Staining with basophilic dyes is known as basophilia (tendency of cells to stain with basic dyes).|