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Radial

radial
(Science: botany) Of or pertaining to a radius or ray; consisting of, or like, radii or rays; radiated; as, the radial artery. Radial symmetry.
(Science: biology) See symmetry.
Origin: Cf. F. Radial. See Radius.
Pertaining to a radius.


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