axial

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ax·i·al

adjective \ˈak-sē-əl\

Definition of AXIAL

1
:  of, relating to, or having the characteristics of an axis
2
a :  situated around, in the direction of, on, or along an axis
b :  extending in a direction essentially perpendicular to the plane of a cyclic structure (as of cyclohexane) <axial hydrogens> — compare equatorial
ax·i·al·i·ty \ˌak-sē-ˈa-lə-tē\ noun
ax·i·al·ly \ˈak-sē-ə-lē\ adverb

First Known Use of AXIAL

circa 1847

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ax·i·al

adjective \ˈak-sē-əl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of AXIAL

1
: of, relating to, or having the characteristics of an axis
2
a : situated around, in the direction of, on, or along an axis b : extending in a direction essentially perpendicular to the plane of a cyclic structure (as of cyclohexane) <axial hydrogens>—compare equatorial

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