axial line


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axial line

A line running in the main axis of the body or a body part, such as a limb. E.g., the axial line of the hand runs longitudinally through the middle digit; the axial line of the foot runs longitudinally through the second digit.
See also: line
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These authors did not identify nerve fibers extending ulnar to the ring finger axial line and postulated that incisions should be planned based in this anatomical knowledge (Hobbs et al.).
Caption: FIGURE 11: Blood pressure at the peak systole t = 0.65 s and t = 3.86 s along the LCA-LAD axial line obtained from the model with no particle (solid line) and the model with particles (dotted line) obtained from the domain with different intensity of stenosis at the proximal LAD: (a) 25%; (b) 50%; (c) 75%.
where k' is the adhesion coefficient, [c.sub.s] is the cohesion coefficient of the surrounding soil mass, H' is the distance between the surface and axial line of the pipeline, [[rho].sub.s] is the soil mass density, g is the acceleration of gravity, [K.sub.0] is the coefficient of static earth pressure, [psi] is the pipeline-soil frictional angle ([psi] = f' x [phi]), [phi] is the internal frictional angle of soil mass, f' is the coefficient of the pipeline interface, and the remaining parameters are the same as above.
The parameter distribution of internal flow field calculated by multistep chemical reaction is used as the inlet boundary condition, and the plume afterburning reaction is also described by multistep chemical reaction; the distributions of temperature, velocity, and reaction rate in the exhaust plume flow field on the different distance cross sections of the axial line and the symmetrical plane are shown in Figures 7(a) and 7(b).
Thus they contribute to form the directional radiation which is along the axial line. For the sake of explaining this process, we can observe the array which consists of two current vectors at positions 1 and 12.