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equatorial

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adjective equa·to·ri·al \ˌē-kwə-ˈtōr-ē-əl, ˌek-wə-, -ˈtȯr-\

Medical Definition of equatorial

  1. 1:  of, located at, or relating to an equator <equatorial diameter>

  2. 2:  extending in a direction essentially in the plane of a cyclic structure (as of cyclohexane) <equatorial hydrogen atoms>—compare axial 2b





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