Definition of paraxial in English:

paraxial

Line breaks: par|axial
Pronunciation: /pəˈraksɪəl
 
/

adjective

Anatomy & Zoology
Situated alongside, or on each side of, an axis, especially the central axis of the body.
More example sentences
  • Myogenesis in the paraxial muscles (dorsal compartment) is dependent on contact with the neural tube and notochord, while limb and abdominal muscles (ventral compartment) are not.
  • Expression is maintained in dorsal paraxial regions where patterning is also intrinsic to the donor site of the graft.
  • Rather, their paraxial mesoderm had been transformed into neural epithelia.

Definition of paraxial in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day retroflex
Pronunciation: ˈrɛtrə(ʊ)flɛks
adjective
turned backwards