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epaxial

[ep-ak-see-uh l] /ɛpˈæk si əl/
adjective, Anatomy.
1.
above or posterior to an axis.
Origin of epaxial
1870-1875
1870-75; ep- + axial
Related forms
epaxially, adverb
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epaxial in Medicine

epaxial ep·ax·i·al (ěp-āk'sē-əl)
adj.
Located above or behind an axis, such as the spinal axis or the axis of a limb.

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