paraxial


par·ax·i·al

adj \(ˈ)par-ˈak-sē-əl\

Definition of PARAXIAL

: relating to or being the space in the immediate neighborhood of the optical axis of a lens or mirror <paraxial rays>
par·ax·i·al·ly \-ē\ adverb

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