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axial

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adjective ax·i·al \ˈak-sē-əl\

Definition of axial

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or having the characteristics of an axis

  2. 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

axiality

play \ˌak-sē-ˈa-lə-tē\ noun

axially

play \ˈak-sē-ə-lē\ adverb


Circa 1847

First Known Use of axial

circa 1847


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axial

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adjective ax·i·al \ˈak-sē-əl\

Medical Definition of axial

  1. 1:  of, relating to, or having the characteristics of an axis

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




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