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ax·i·al

(ak'sē-ăl),
1. Relating to an axis. Synonym(s): axialis [TA], axile
2. Relating to or situated in the central part of the body, in the head and trunk as distinguished from the limbs, for example, axial skeleton.
3. In dentistry, relating to or parallel with the long axis of a tooth.
4. In radiology, an axial image is one obtained by rotating around the axis of the body, producing a transverse planar image, that is, a section transverse to the axis.

axial

/ax·i·al/ (ak´se-al) of or pertaining to the axis of a structure or part.

axial (A)

[ak′sē·əl]
Etymology: Gk, axon, axle
1 pertaining to or situated on the axis of a body structure or part.
2 (in dentistry) relating to the long axis of a tooth.

axial

Imaging
adjective An MRI term referring to a plane, slice or section made by cutting the body or part of it at right angles to the long axis; if the body or part is upright, the cut is parallel to the horizon.

ax·i·al

(ak'sē-ăl) [TA]
1. Relating to an axis.
Synonym(s): axialis, axile.
2. Relating to or situated in the central part of the body, in the head and trunk as distinguished from the limbs, e.g., axial skeleton.
3. dentistry Relating to or parallel with the long axis of a tooth.
[L. axis, axle, + -al, adj. suffix]

Axial

A straight line passing through a spherical body between its two poles and about which the body may revolve.

ax·i·al

(ak'sē-ăl) [TA]
1. In dentistry, relating to or parallel with the long axis of a tooth.
2. In radiology, an axial image is one obtained by rotating around the axis of the body, producing a transverse planar image, i.e., a section transverse to the axis.
3. Relating to an axis.
4. Relating to or situated in the central part of the body, in the head and trunk as distinguished from the limbs, e.g., axial skeleton.
[L. axis, axle, + -al, adj. suffix]

axial

1. pertaining to or deriving from an axis.
2. pertaining to or deriving from the axis bone of the vertebral column. See also axis.

axial rotation
in chiropractic terms, the rotation of the vertebral column around the horizontal axis (Z-axis).
axial skeleton
the skeleton of the head and trunk.
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This is not to argue for major linkages in achieved scientific knowledge between the Middle Ages and the Scientific Revolution, although a few specific reinforcements of what Grant does posit as the medieval legacy may be seen, for example, in fourteenth-century thought about motion, axial rotation of the earth, and the possibility of infinite void space.
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