paraxial

Lying along an axis - commonest use is in reference to paraxial mesoderm, the mesoderm that forms somites as opposed to the axial mesoderm that forms notochord.

Paraxial

• (a.) On either side of the axis of the skeleton.
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paraxial

<microscopy> Referring to the spacing of rays closely surrounding the principal axis of a lens system. ... See: eyepiece, parfocal. ... (05 Aug 1998) ...
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Paraxial

Par·ax'i·al adjective [ Prefix para- + axial .] (Anat.) On either side of the axis of the skeleton.
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Paraxial

Rays nearest the optical axis of a lens.
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paraxial

Type: Term Pronunciation: par-ak′sē-ăl Definitions: 1. By the side of the axis of any body or part.
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