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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