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Situated, like the earth's equator, equidistant from either end.


/equa·to·ri·al/ (e″kwah-tor´e-al)
1. pertaining to an equator.
2. occurring at the same distance from each extremity of an axis.


[L. aequator]
A line encircling a round body and equidistant from both poles. equatorial, adjective

equator of cell

The boundary of a plane through which the division of a cell occurs.

equator of crystalline lens

The line that marks the junction of the anterior and posterior surfaces of the crystalline lens. The fibers of the suspensory ligament are attached to it.

equator oculi

An imaginary line encircling the eyeball midway between the anterior and posterior poles.


the circle which divides the spherical object into two equal halves.

equatorial region
the middle piece; said of spindle muscle fibers.
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The Democratic Party of Equatorial Guinea, after knowing the involvement of specific people who have participated in the Republic of France in this attempted coup, requests the collaboration of the Government and the French institutions for the complete clarification of the facts, and to proceed with the search and capture of those who have participated in them; especially of the French subject DOMINIQUE CALACE DE FERLUC , whose evident evidence of implication is available to the Attorney General of the State.
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