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axial

[ak-see-uh l] /ˈæk si əl/
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, characterized by, or forming an axis:
an axial relationship.
2.
situated in or on an axis.
Origin of axial
1840-1850
First recorded in 1840-50; axi- + -al1
Related forms
axiality, noun
axially, adverb
interaxial, adjective
multiaxial, adjective
multiaxially, adverb
subaxial, adjective
subaxially, adverb
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axial

/ˈæksɪəl/
adjective
1.
relating to, forming, or characteristic of an axis
2.
situated in, on, or along an axis
Derived Forms
axiality, noun
axially, adverb
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Word Origin and History for multiaxial

axial

adj.

"pertaining to an axis," by 1825, from axis + -al (1). Related: Axially.

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multiaxial in Medicine

axial ax·i·al (āk'sē-əl)
adj.

  1. Relating to or characterized by an axis; axile.

  2. Relating to or situated in the head and trunk region of the body.

  3. Relating to or parallel with the long axis of a tooth.

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