Definition of Preaxial

1. a. Situated in front of any transverse axis in the body of an animal; anterior; cephalic; esp., in front, or on the anterior, or cephalic (that is, radial or tibial) side of the axis of a limb.



Definition of Preaxial

1. Adjective. Located in front of an axis ¹

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Definition of Preaxial

1. situated in front of an axis [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Preaxial

preattentive
preattune
preattuned
preattunes
preattuning
preauction
preaudience
preaudit
preaudits
preauthorization
preauthorizations
preaver
preaverred
preaverring
preavers
preaxial (current term)
prebade
prebaiting
prebake
prebaked
prebakes
prebaking
prebankruptcy
prebasal
prebatch
prebatched
prebatches
prebatching
prebattle
prebend

Literary usage of Preaxial

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1. An introduction to the osteology of the mammalia: Being the Substance of the by William Henry Flower (1876)
"E the anterior extremity w1th the same flexures as in c, hut with the whole limb rotated backwards. The preaxial side is external. The letters as before. ..."

2. The Cat: An Introduction to the Study of Backboned Animals, Especially Mammals by St. George Jackson Mivart (1881)
"53, \f ) termed the greater (radial* or preaxial) tuberosity, is on the outer side of the summit of the bicipital groove. It reaches considerably above the ..."

3. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1906)
"He has concluded also that the most distal parts of the preaxial border were supplied from the lower of the four lumbar nerves, and of the postaxial border ..."

4. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1905)
"He has concluded also that the most distal parts of the preaxial border were supplied from the lower of the four lumbar nerves, and of the postaxial border ..."

5. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences by New York Academy of Sciences (1916)
"In Ceratodus the preaxial or upper border of the pectoral fins is believed ... According, to this view the preaxial border of the pectoral has been rotated ..."

6. The New Sydenham Society's Lexicon of Medicine and the Allied Sciences ...by Henry Power, Leonard William Sedgwick, New Sydenham Society, Robert Gray Mayne by Henry Power, Leonard William Sedgwick, New Sydenham Society, Robert Gray Mayne (1882)
"These several parts have received different names. This muscle has a preaxial extension in the temporal, ..."

7. Anatomy, Descriptive and Applied by Henry Gray (1913)
"Of the surfaces, one—the future flexor surface of the limb—is directed ventrally; the other, the extensor surface, dorsally; one border, the preaxial, ..."

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