Ax"i*al (?), a.
Of or pertaining to an axis; of the nature of, or resembling, an axis; around an axis.
To take on an axial, and not an equatorial, direction.
Belonging to the axis of the body; as, the axial skeleton; or to the axis of any appendage or organ; as, the axial bones.
Axial line Magnetism, the line taken by the magnetic force in passing from one pole of a horseshoe magnet to the other.
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