epaxial

[ ep-ak-see-uh l ]
/ ɛpˈæk si əl /

adjective Anatomy.

above or posterior to an axis.

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Origin of epaxial

First recorded in 1870–75; ep- + axial

OTHER WORDS FROM epaxial

ep·ax·i·al·ly, adverb
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Medical definitions for epaxial

epaxial
[ ĕp-ăksē-əl ]

adj.

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