Medical Dictionary


adj equa·to·ri·al
\ˌē-kwə-ˈtōr-ē-əl, ˌek-wə-, -ˈtr-\

Medical Definition of EQUATORIAL

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