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paraxial

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adjective par·ax·i·al \(ˈ)par-ˈak-sē-əl\

Medical Definition of paraxial

  1. :  relating to or being the space in the immediate neighborhood of the optical axis of a lens or mirror <paraxial rays>

paraxially

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