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axial

[ak-see-uh l]
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adjective
  1. of, pertaining to, characterized by, or forming an axis: an axial relationship.
  2. situated in or on an axis.
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Origin of axial

First recorded in 1840–50; axi- + -al1
Related formsax·i·al·i·ty, nounax·i·al·ly, adverbin·ter·ax·i·al, adjectivemul·ti·ax·i·al, adjectivemul·ti·ax·i·al·ly, adverbsub·ax·i·al, adjectivesub·ax·i·al·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for subaxial

axial

adjective
  1. relating to, forming, or characteristic of an axis
  2. situated in, on, or along an axis
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Derived Formsaxiality, nounaxially, adverb
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Word Origin and History for subaxial

axial

adj.

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

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subaxial in Medicine

subaxial

(sŭb-ăksē-əl)
adj.
  1. Located below the axis of the body or a body part.
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axial

(ăksē-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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