Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of or belonging to an axis or the axis; axial.
  • Situated in an axis or the axis, as an embryo which lies in the axis of a seed.
  • In zoology, axial, with reference to ovarian organs or ova: opposed in this sense to peripheral.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Situated in the axis of anything; as an embryo which lies in the axis of a seed.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Situated in the axis of anything; as an embryo which lies in the axis of a seed.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective relating to or attached to the axis

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