paraxial

adjective
par·​ax·​i·​al | \ (ˈ)par-ˈak-sē-əl How to pronounce paraxial (audio) \

Medical Definition of paraxial

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

Other Words from paraxial

paraxially \ -​ē How to pronounce paraxially (audio) \ adverb

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“Paraxial.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/paraxial. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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