paraxial

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Etymology[edit]

para- +‎ axial

Adjective[edit]

paraxial (not comparable)

  1. (embryology) Lateral to the neural tube
    paraxial mesoderm
  2. (physics) Near an optical axis
    paraxial radiation
  3. (mathematics) Parallel to one or more axes of the coordinate system
    paraxial rectangle

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