[ ak-see-uh l ]
/ ˈæk si əl /
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OTHER WORDS FROM axial
ax·i·al·i·ty, nounax·i·al·ly, adverbin·ter·ax·i·al, adjectivemul·ti·ax·i·al, adjective
mul·ti·ax·i·al·ly, adverbsub·ax·i·al, adjectivesub·ax·i·al·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for subaxial
/ (ˈæksɪəl) /
relating to, forming, or characteristic of an axis
situated in, on, or along an axis
Derived forms of axialaxiality, nounaxially, adverb
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Medical definitions for subaxial (1 of 2)
[ sŭb-ăk′sē-əl ]
Located below the axis of the body or a body part.
Medical definitions for subaxial (2 of 2)
[ ăk′sē-əl ]
Relating to or characterized by an axis; axile.
Relating to or situated in the head and trunk region of the body.
Relating to or parallel with the long axis of a tooth.
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