brachyaxis


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brachyaxis

(ˌbrækɪˈæksɪs)
n
the shorter lateral axis of a monoclinic, orthorhombic, or triclinic crystal
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He found the 10-letter BRACHYAXIS in Webster's Secondary Education, with a triangular progression of 17: B (2) RA (19) CHY (36) AXIS (53).