preaxial

adjective
pre·ax·i·al | \(ˌ)prē-ˈak-sē-əl \

Definition of preaxial 

: situated in front of an axis of the body

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1872, in the meaning defined above

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preaxial

adjective
pre·ax·i·al | \ˌprē-ˈak-sē-əl \

Medical Definition of preaxial 

: situated in front of an axis of the body preaxial muscles

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