[ par-ak-see-uh l ]
/ pærˈæk si əl /
making a small angle with and lying close to the axis of an optical system: paraxial ray.
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British Dictionary definitions for paraxial
/ (pæˈræksɪəl) /
physics (of a light ray) parallel to the axis of an optical system
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Medical definitions for paraxial
[ pă-răk′sē-əl ]
Located alongside of the axis of a body or part.
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