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radial
American English: /ˈreɪdiəl/
British English: /ˈreɪdɪəl/

Translation of radial in Spanish:

adjective

  • 1.1
    (pattern/form)
    radial
    radiado
    Example sentences
    • The tentacles around the mouth are disposed in concentric circles, usually forming a series of radial lines rather than being alternately arranged.
    • The breast is examined in a segment arranged in an imaginary radial pattern centred on the nipple.
    • I suggested the use of radial lines emanating from the flame.
    1.2
    (fracture)
    del radio
    radial
    Example sentences
    • During the surgery, care must be taken to protect the branches of the superficial and radial nerves that dorsally overlie the first dorsal compartment.
    • Another injection site is at the volar side of the forearm, 4 cm proximal to the wrist crease between the tendons of the radial flexor muscle and the palmaris longus muscle.
    • Each radial canal ends in a terminal tube foot, which has a sensory function.

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