a combining form meaning “axis”: axial; axilemma.

Nearby words

  1. axelrod,
  2. axelrod, julius,
  3. axeman,
  4. axenic,
  5. axes,
  6. axial,
  7. axial angle,
  8. axial current,
  9. axial filament,
  10. axial hyperopia

Also axo-; especially before a vowel, ax-.

Origin of axi-

combining form representing Latin axis axle, wheel; cognate with Greek áxōn, Sanskrit ákṣas, Lithuanian ašìs, OCS osĭ, Old English eax Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for axi-



Variant ofaxio-

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