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nodal

[ nohd-l ]
/ ˈnoʊd l /
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adjective
pertaining to or of the nature of a node.
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Origin of nodal

First recorded in 1825–35; node + -al1

OTHER WORDS FROM nodal

no·dal·i·ty, nounmul·ti·nod·al, adjectivepost·nod·al, adjective
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How to use nodal in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for nodal

nodal
/ (ˈnəʊdəl) /

adjective
of or like a node

Derived forms of nodal

nodality, nounnodally, adverb
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Medical definitions for nodal

nodal
[ nōdl ]

adj.
Of, relating to, resembling, being, or situated near or at a node.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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