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axial (comparative more axial, superlative most axial)

  1. Of or pertaining to an axis; of the nature of, or resembling, an axis; around an axis.
  2. Belonging to the axis of the body; as, the axial skeleton; or to the axis of any appendage or organ; as, 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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