By the side of the axis of any body or part.

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par·ax·i·al (')par-'ak-sē-əl adj relating to or being the space in the immediate neighborhood of the optical axis of a lens or mirror <\paraxial rays>
par·ax·i·al·ly adv

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par·ax·i·al (par-akґse-əl) [para- + axial] situated alongside an axis.

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  • paraxial — PARAXIÁL, Ă, paraxiali, e, adj. (fiz.; despre raze de lumină) Paralel cu axa unui sistem optic. [pr.: xi al] – Din fr. paraxial. Trimis de valeriu, 03.02.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  paraxiál adj. n. (sil. xi al; mf. par ), f …   Dicționar Român

  • Paraxial — Par*ax i*al, a. [Pref. para + axial.] (Anat.) On either side of the axis of the skeleton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • paraxial — Relativo a un órgano u otra estructura localizada cerca del eje del cuerpo. Diccionario Mosby Medicina, Enfermería y Ciencias de la Salud, Ediciones Hancourt, S.A. 1999 …   Diccionario médico

  • paraxial — paraxial, ale, aux [paʀaksjal, o] adj. ⇒ Para axial …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • paraxial — adjective a) Lateral to the neural tube paraxial mesoderm b) Near an optical axis paraxial radiation See Also: epaxial, hypaxial …   Wiktionary

  • paraxial — Lying along an axis commonest use is in reference to paraxial mesoderm, the mesoderm that forms somites as opposed to the axial mesoderm that forms notochord …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • paraxial — /par ak see euhl/, adj. Optics. making a small angle with and lying close to the axis of an optical system: paraxial ray. [1860 65; PAR + AXIAL] * * * …   Universalium

  • paraxial — ► adjetivo ÓPTICA Se aplica al rayo que es paralelo al eje óptico. * * * paraxial adj. Ópt. Se aplica al rayo luminoso paralelo al eje óptico. * * * ► adjetivo ÓPTICA Díc. del rayo luminoso que forma un ángulo pequeño con el eje de un sistema… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • paraxial — adj. [Gr. para, beside; L. axis, axle] 1. To move parallel to the body axis. 2. par axial (ARTHROPODA: Chelicerata) In spiders, pertaining to chelicerae with the paturon projecting forward with the fangs moving in a downward direction; see di… …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • paraxiál — adj. n. (sil. xi al; mf. par ), f. sg. paraxiálã; pl. n. şi f. paraxiále …   Romanian orthography

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