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hypaxial

 [hi-pak´se-al]
beneath an axis, as the axis of the vertebral column.

hy·pax·i·al

(hī-pak'sē-ăl, hip-ak'),
Below any axis, such as the spinal axis or the axis of a limb. See: hypomere.
[G. hypo, beneath, + axis]
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Multiple fluid pockets were present in the subcutaneous tissues, with the largest within the left hypaxial muscles at the level of T13 and in the subcutaneous tissues immediately lateral to the right pelvic inlet.
Differential regulation of epaxial and hypaxial muscle development by Paraxis.
The loss of hypaxial musculature and presence of a kinetic pectoral girdle render the primitive mechanism of hyoid depression ineffective.
Skipjack tuna possess a well-developed large central rete, in addition to epaxial and hypaxial vessels and retia (Stevens et al., 1974; Graham and Dickson, 2001).
Recordings for this study were made from two caudal hypaxial muscles, the lateralis caudae (pigeons: 8 electrodes, 4 birds; turkeys: 10, 6) and the bulbi rectricium (pigeons: 9, 5; turkeys: 9, 5), and from the pectoralis (pigeons: 10, 5; turkeys: 1, 1).
Larvae are distinguished from other pleuronectid genera by the following combination of characters: dorsal and anal finfold pigment present, 1-3 postanal bars (2-4 distinctive pigment regions along dorsal midline), a series of ventral midline melanophores, absence of slashlike hypaxial pigment along the postanal body, few to many pigment spots around the notochord tip, and 37-44 total myomeres (Table 12).