Medical Definition of axial
1: of, relating to, or having the characteristics of an axis
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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