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preaxial

 [pre-ak´se-al]
situated before an axis; in anatomy, referring to the lateral (radial) aspect of the upper limb, and the medial (tibial) aspect of the lower limb.

pre·ax·i·al

(prē-ak'sē-ăl),
1. Anterior to the axis of the body or a limb, the latter being in the anatomic position.
2. Denoting the portion of a limb bud that lies cranial to the axis of the limb: the radial aspect of the upper limb and the tibial aspect of the lower limb.

preaxial

/pre·ax·i·al/ (pre-ak´se-il) situated before an axis; in anatomy, referring to the lateral (radial) aspect of the upper arm, and the medial (tibial) aspect of the lower leg.

preaxial

(prē-ăk′sē-əl)
adj.
Situated in front of or superior to the median axis of the body or a body part.

pre·ax′i·al·ly adv.

pre·ax·i·al

(prē-ak'sē-ăl)
1. Anterior to the axis of the body or a limb, the latter being in the anatomic position.
2. Denoting the portion of a limb bud that lies cranial to the axis of the limb: the radial aspect of the upper limb and the tibial aspect of the lower limb.

preaxial

situated before an axis; the lateral radial aspect of the forelimb, and the tibial aspect of the hindlimb.
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Wassel proposed the most widely used and accepted classification system of preaxial polydactyly in 1969 (Fig.
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Caption: Figure 1: Wassel classification of preaxial polydactyly.
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