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me·rid·i·o·nal

(mĕ-rid'ē-ŏ-năl),
Relating to a meridian.
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me·rid·i·o·nal

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

pertaining to a meridian - a line running from pole to pole of a rounded structure.
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Soterio, Pedrollo e Andriotti (2005) enfatizam a ocorrencia dos maiores niveis pluviometricos nas regioes do Planalto Meridional e do Alto Vale do Uruguai com indices de 2.130 e 1.900 mm medios anuais, respectivamente, seguido das regioes mais altas do Escudo Rio-grandense com indices superiores a 1.600 mm.
(2014) Characterization of properties and main processes related to the Genesis and evolution of tropical mountain mires from Serra do Espinhaco Meridional, Minas Gerais, Brazil.
Figure 7C and D showed ID WAXS profiles along the meridional direction and the equatorial direction at different strains.
The ERA standard deviations for meridional ([+ or -]1.13D) and torsional ([+ or -]D) powers should be compared to the approximate [+ or -] 0.60 D values for normal eyes [29].
Confluencia de ideas meridionales y nordicas" y con el nos adentramos en el ultimo gran apartado de La brujula hacia el Sur.
The monthly geopotential height (GH),sea-level pressure (SLP), 850 hPa meridional wind, and specific humidity datasets were derived from the National Centers for Environmental Prediction/National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCEP/NCAR).
In terms of the meridional channel design approach, Casey [10] used the Bezier curves to design the hub and shroud contours of the pump, but it is hard to guarantee the good flow characteristics on the cross sections due to the nonsynchronicity design of the hub and shroud contours.
Altimetry profiles of ascending and descending arcs can be determined by the geoid gradient or the single difference of DOV along thetrack, and then the prime vertical and meridional components of DOV can be solved by combining thetrack gradients.
The patients were classified into different types of amblyopia like anisometropic, strabismic, sensory deprivation and meridional amblyopia.