epaxial definition

  • adjective:
    • found above and behind an axis
    • preceding, or regarding the dorsal side of, the axis regarding the skeleton; episkeletal.
    • Located above and behind an axis
    • Above, or regarding dorsal part of, the axis associated with the skeleton; episkeletal.
    • situated above and behind an axis
    • Above, or regarding dorsal side of, the axis of the skeleton; episkeletal.
    • situated above and behind an axis
    • Above, or in the dorsal side of, the axis regarding the skeleton; episkeletal.
  • others:
    • In physiology, of vertebrates: Situated upon or over the axis associated with body created because of the variety of figures of vertebræ: opposed to hypaxial: hence comparable to neural as distinguished from hemal, or even dorsal as distinguished from ventral.
    • In structure, of vertebrates: Situated upon or over the axis of the body created because of the number of systems of vertebræ: in opposition to hypaxial: therefore equivalent to neural as distinguished from hemal, or to dorsal as distinguished from ventral.
    • Situated upon the trunk or dorsal aspect of a limb: thus, the shoulder is epaxial.
    • additionally epaxal, epiaxial.
    • Situated upon the trunk or dorsal aspect of a limb: hence, the shoulder is epaxial.
    • additionally epaxal, epiaxial.
    • In structure, of vertebrates: Situated upon or higher the axis for the human body created because of the variety of bodies of vertebræ: in opposition to hypaxial: thus equivalent to neural as distinguished from hemal, or to dorsal as distinguished from ventral.
    • Situated upon the rear or dorsal aspect of a limb: hence, the shoulder is epaxial.
    • In addition epaxal, epiaxial.
    • In anatomy, of vertebrates: Situated upon or over the axis of human body formed because of the number of figures of vertebræ: in opposition to hypaxial: thus equal to neural as distinguished from hemal, or even to dorsal as distinguished from ventral.
    • Situated upon the rear or dorsal facet of a limb: hence, the shoulder is epaxial.
    • Also epaxal, epiaxial.

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