Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having several axes.

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  • adjective Having more than one axis.
  • adjective botany Axial about more than one axis.

Etymologies

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From poly- +‎ axial.

Examples

  • There is one form where the movement is polyaxial, the enarthrosis or ball-and-socket joint; and finally there are the arthrodia or gliding joints.

    III. Syndesmology. 3. Classification of Joints

  • This comprehensive system is the first to provide two completely different polyaxial screw options, Mini DENALI® and Mini MESA®, as well as Mini Hooks, Mini Connectors, and 3.5 mm Rods.

    Medlogs - Recent stories

  • The implants, plates and screws are made of titanium, and all incorporate Wright's advanced ORTHOLOC ™ polyaxial locking technology.

    THE MEDICAL NEWS

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