adj 1 : arranged or having parts arranged like rays 2 : of, relating to, or situated near the radius or the thumb side of the hand or forearm <the aspect of the hand> 3 : developing uniformly around a central axis < cleavage of an egg> ra*di*al*ly adv
, n : a body part (as an artery) lying near or following the course of the radius .
Similar sounding terms: rad·u·la rat·tle rit·u·al
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