from The Century Dictionary.

  • In anatomy, beneath the vertebral axis of the body; situated on the ventral side of or below the bodies of the vertebræ: opposed to epaxial.

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

  • adjective (Anat.) Beneath the axis of the skeleton; subvertebral; hyposkeletal.

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

  • adjective anatomy Situated beneath an axis


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