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axis +‎ -al

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axial (comparative more axial, superlative most axial)

  1. Relating to, resembling, or situated on an axis
  2. (anatomy) Belonging to the axis of the body, or to the axis of any appendage or organ
    the axial skeleton
    the axial bones
  3. (botany) In the same direction as the axis, parallel to the axis.
    The secondary xylem usually consists of axial and radial elements.

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axial (plural axials)

  1. (ornithology) A flight feather that appears between the primaries and secondaries on some birds.
  2. (dentistry) A plane parallel to the surface of a tooth.

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From axe +‎ -ial.

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axial (feminine singular axiale, masculine plural axiaux, feminine plural axiales)

  1. axial

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  • IPA(key): /aˈksi̯aːl/
  • (file)

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axial (not comparable)

  1. axial

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axial (plural axiales)

  1. axial