[ep-ak-see-uh l]

Origin of epaxial

First recorded in 1870–75; ep- + axial
Related formsep·ax·i·al·ly, adverb
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epaxial in Medicine


  1. Located above or behind an axis, such as the spinal axis or the axis of a limb.
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