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postaxial

 [pōst-ak´se-al]
behind an axis; in anatomy, referring to the medial (ulnar) aspect of the upper limb, and the lateral (fibular) aspect of the lower limb.
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post·ax·i·al

(pōst-ak'sē-ăl),
1. Posterior to the axis of the body or any limb, the latter being in the anatomic position.
2. Denoting the portion of a limb bud that lies caudal to the axis of the limb: the ulnar aspect of the upper limb and the fibular aspect of the lower limb.
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postaxial

(pōst-ăk′sē-əl)
adj.
Located behind an axis of the body, as the lateral aspect of the lower leg or the medial aspect of the upper arm.

post·ax′i·al·ly adv.
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post·ax·i·al

(pōst-ak'sē-ăl)
1. Posterior to the axis of the body or any limb, the latter being in the anatomic position.
2. Denoting the portion of a limb bud that lies caudal to the axis of the limb: the ulnar aspect of the upper limb and the fibular aspect of the lower limb.
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We herein report 2 cases that were not the usual preaxial polydactyly reported in South Asians or postaxial polydactyly seen in African populations.
(2) Bilateral postaxial polydactyly of the hands, with the supernumerary finger, usually being on the ulnar side [6].
Therefore, we omitted measurements of the postaxial disk seta, the axial disk seta, and all radial disk setae (RDS) except the medially placed RDS-5, which in most species was easy to measure because of its greater length (Fig.
La hembra tiene cuatro pares de mamas, un par postaxial, uno pectoral, uno abdominal y otro inguinal.
The limb abnormalities after VPA exposure may include pre- and postaxial polydactyly, overlapping digits, talipes (clubfoot), clinodactyly, arachnodactyly, hip dislocation, limb deficiencies, preaxial and postaxial polydactyly, reduction malformations of the arms and hands and radial ray defects19,20 .
To the Editor: Ellis–van Creveld (EvC) syndrome is a rare, autosomal recessive skeletal dysplasia with the prevalence of 1/60,000 approximately.[sup][1] It is characterized by short limbs, short ribs, postaxial polydactyly, dysplastic nails/teeth, and congenital heart defects (CHD) which were observed in about 60% of affected individuals.
The cases were congenital, morphologically similar and showed loss of four fingers, most often postaxial. The affected arm was reduced in size compared to the contralateral limb and there was distortion of palmer creases.
For even in the civilized, "postaxial" ancient world, "religion" remained embedded in social life to such a degree, and in such a way, that even the medieval world shows a distinct departure.
In our current case, we think that the possible mechanism might be the preaxial loading stresses in forearm that went to postaxial border of arm and transmitted through elbow which caused fracture of the trochlea with fracture at end distal radius.