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radial

 [ra´de-al]
1. radiating; spreading outward from a common center.
2. pertaining to a radius.
3. pertaining to the radial (lateral) aspect of the arm as opposed to the ulnar (medial) aspect.
radial artery an artery in the forearm, wrist, and hand; the one usually used for taking the pulse.

ra·di·al

(rā'dē-ăl),
1. Relating to the radius (bone of the forearm), to any structures named from it, or to the radial or lateral aspect of the upper limb compared with the ulnar or medial aspect. Synonym(s): radialis [TA]
2. Relating to any radius.
3. Radiating; diverging in all directions from any given center.
[L. radialis, fr. radius, ray, lateral bone of the forearm]

radial

/ra·di·al/ (ra´de-al)
1. pertaining to the radius of the arm or to the radial (lateral) aspect of the arm as opposed to the ulnar (medial) aspect; pertaining to a radius.
2. radiating; spreading outward from a common center.

radial

(rā′dē-əl)
adj.
1.
a. Of, relating to, or arranged like rays or radii.
b. Radiating from or converging to a common center.
c. Having or characterized by parts so arranged or so radiating.
2. Moving or directed along a radius.
3. Anatomy Of, relating to, or near the radius or forearm.
4. Developing symmetrically about a central point.
n.
A radial part, such as a ray, spoke, or radius.

ra′di·al·ly adv.

radial

[rā′dē·əl]
Etymology: L, radius, ray
pertaining to the radius.

ra·di·al

(rā'dē-ăl)
1. Relating to the radius (bone of the forearm), to any structures named from it, or to the radial or lateral aspect of the upper limb as compared with the ulnar or medial aspect.
2. Relating to any radius.
3. Radiating; diverging in all directions from any given center.
Synonym(s): brachio- (2) .
[L. radialis, fr. radius, ray, lateral bone of the forearm]

radial

1. Branching out, like rays, from a point.
2. Pertaining to the RADIUS bone or its associated artery or nerve.

radial

pertaining to a radius; descriptive of anything in the form of rays extending from a centre, such as MEDULLARY RAY.

radial

1. pertaining to the radius of the forelimb or to the radial aspect of the forelimb as opposed to the ulnar aspect; pertaining to a radius.
2. radiating; spreading outward from a common center.

radial agenesis
a common congenital deformity in animals, particularly in cats. The defect may be uni- or bilateral, causing a marked medial deviation of the lower forelimb.
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Radial agenesis in a kitten. By permission from Ettinger SJ, Feldman E, Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine, Saunders, 2004
radial dysplasia
a developmental disorder of the radius and ulna in which growth rates differ and deformities of the limb result.
radial hemimelia
absence of the radius.
radial paralysis
caused by loss of function of the radial nerve. See Table 14. Manifested by loss of function of extensor muscles and impaired sensory perception in the thoracic limb especially over the dorsum of the paw. Lesions at or distal to the level of the elbow result in difficulty in extending the carpus and foot so that weight may be carried on the dorsum of the foot. Lesions above that level, usually associated with injury to the brachial plexus, also cause an inability to actively extend the elbow (dropped elbow) and the animal cannot bear weight on the limb.
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