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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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