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adj ax·i·al \ˈak-sē-əl\

Medical Definition of AXIAL

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