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Situated in front of or superior to the median axis of the body or a body part.

pre·ax′i·al·ly adv.
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1. (Anatomy) situated or occurring in front of the axis of the body
2. (Anatomy) of or relating to the anterior part of a vertebrate limb
preˈaxially adv
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(priˈæk si əl)

situated in front of an axis of the body.
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