postaxial definition

  • adjective:
    • positioned behind an axis associated with human anatomy, whilst the lateral aspect of the lower knee or even the medial aspect of the upper arm.
    • Situated behind any transverse axis in your body of an animal; caudal; posterior.
    • Situated behind any transverse axis in the human body of an animal; caudal; posterior; specifically, behind, or from the caudal or posterior (that is, ulnar or fibular) side of, the axis of a vertebrate limb.
  • others:
    • Of or with respect to, or situated upon, that side of the axis of either fore or hind limb of a vertebrate that is posterior if the limb is extended at a right perspective to the lengthy axis regarding the human anatomy: against preaxial.

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