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me·rid·i·o·nal

(mĕ-rid'ē-ŏ-năl),
Relating to a meridian.

me·rid·i·o·nal

(mĕ-rid'ē-ŏ-năl)
Relating to a meridian.

meridian

(mĕ-rĭd′ē-ăn) [L. meridianus, pert. to noon]
1. An imaginary line encircling a globe at right angles to its equator and passing through the poles, or half of such a line.
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2. In complementary medicine, traditional Chinese medicine, and acupuncture, any of several pathways believed to conduct energy between the surface of the body and the internal organs. Blockage along these pathways is believed to disrupt energy flow (chi or qi) and to cause imbalances that are reflected in symptoms or disease. Meridians and the energy flows they are thought to direct have eluded identification by western scientific methods. See: illustration
3. In visual field testing, a line that denotes an equal level of visual registration. meridional, adjective

meridian of eye

A circle passing through anterior and posterior poles of the eyeball.

meridional

pertaining to a meridian - a line running from pole to pole of a rounded structure.
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q) along (A) the meridional direction and (B) the equatorial direction corresponding to Figure 4, (C) the athimuthal spread of SAXS pattern, and (D) orientation parameters of lamellar perpendicular to the stretching direction at varying strains.
From Table 1, it can be seen that theprecisions of prime vertical and meridional components are 1.
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That could help explain why the current solar cycle is so weak: The meridional flow simply couldn't carry enough magnetic fragments to reach the poles, there to combine and build up strength for the ongoing solar cycle.
Sectores calientes aparecen en el lado meridional este de la region de estudio ,tanto dentro como fuera de la bahia de Paracas.
Following that, in each of the cases, parametric equations of radial stress, meridional stress and radial displacement will be derived.
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tambem conhecida como "feijoa" (denominacao mais utilizada na literatura internacional) e "guayabo" (no Uruguai), e nativa do planalto meridional brasileiro e nordeste do Uruguai.
The zonal component of the air flow shows rather good accordance between the two sites, but the meridional component is systematically larger at Tallinnamadal.
Other topics include Thai communities after 2004 as a case study of adaptive and growth outcomes following tsunami, time series analysis of the Indian Ocean dipole index, and meridional heat fluxes in the North Indian Ocean.
Incluso, un calentamiento de 2 [grados]C por encima de las temperaturas preindustriales--probablemente lo minimo que padecera el planeta--podria generar en Africa y Asia meridional una reduccion permanente del PBI de entre el 4% y el 5%.