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ra·di·al

 (rā′dē-əl)
adj.
1.
a. Of, relating to, or arranged like rays or radii.
b. Radiating from or converging to a common center.
c. Having or characterized by parts so arranged or so radiating.
2. Moving or directed along a radius.
3. Anatomy Of, relating to, or near the radius or forearm.
4. Developing symmetrically about a central point.
n.
1. A radial part, such as a ray, spoke, or radius.
2. A radial tire.

[Middle English, from Medieval Latin radiālis, from Latin radius, ray, spoke, radius of a circle; see ray1.]

ra′di·al·ly adv.

radial

(ˈreɪdɪəl)
adj
1. (of lines, bars, beams of light, etc) emanating from a common central point; arranged like the radii of a circle
2. of, like, or relating to a radius or ray
3. spreading out or developing uniformly on all sides
4. (Zoology) of or relating to the arms of a starfish or similar radiating structures
5. (Anatomy) anatomy of or relating to the radius or forearm
6. (Astronomy) astronomy (of velocity) in a direction along the line of sight of a celestial object and measured by means of the red shift (or blue shift) of the spectral lines of the object. Compare tangential2
n
7. a radial part or section
8. (Zoology) zoology
a. any of the basal fin rays of most bony fishes
b. a radial or radiating structure, such as any of the ossicles supporting the oral disc of a sea star
9. (Automotive Engineering) short for radial tyre, radial drilling machine
[C16: from Medieval Latin radiālis from radius]
ˈradially adv

ra•di•al

(ˈreɪ di əl)

adj.
1. arranged or having parts arranged like radii or rays.
2. made in the direction of a radius; going from the center outward or from the circumference inward along a radius: a radial cut.
3. of, like, or pertaining to a radius or a ray.
4. of, pertaining to, or situated near the radius of the forearm.
5. acting along or in the direction of the radius of a circle: radial motion.
n.
6. a radial section, part, or structure.
[1560–70; < Medieval Latin radiālis= Latin radi(us) beam, ray (see radius) + -ālis -al1]
ra′di•al•ly, adv.

radial

A magnetic bearing extending from a very high frequency omni-range and/or tactical air navigation station.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.radial - pneumatic tire that has radial-ply casingradial - pneumatic tire that has radial-ply casing
pneumatic tire, pneumatic tyre - a tire made of reinforced rubber and filled with compressed air; used on motor vehicles and bicycles etc
Adj.1.radial - relating to or near the radius; "the radial aspect of the forearm"
2.radial - relating to or moving along or having the direction of a radius; "radial velocity"
3.radial - issuing in rays from a common center; relating to rays of light; "radial heat"
4.radial - arranged like rays or radii; radiating from a common center; "radial symmetry"; "a starlike or stellate arrangement of petals"; "many cities show a radial pattern of main highways"
symmetric, symmetrical - having similarity in size, shape, and relative position of corresponding parts
Translations

radial

[ˈreɪdɪəl]
A. ADJ
1. [engine, tyre] → radial
2. (Med) → radial, del radio
B. N (also radial tyre) → neumático m radial

radial

[ˈreɪdiəl] adj (also radial-ply) → à carcasse radialeradial tyre npneu m à carcasse radiale

radial

adj (Tech) → radial; beams, bars, lines alsostrahlenförmig; (Anat) → Speichen-
nGürtelreifen m

radial

:
radial artery
nSpeichenschlagader f
radial engine
nSternmotor m
radial(-ply) tyre
nGürtelreifen m
radial velocity

radial

[ˈreɪdɪəl] adj (also radial-ply) (tyre) → radiale

radial

adj (anat) radial
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When the extensor carpi radialis brevis (ECRB) muscle, which helps stabilize the wrist when the elbow is straight, is overused, the tendon can develop microscopic tears where it attaches to the lateral epicondyle, a bump on the end of the upper arm bone, the humerus.
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An electromyographic examination found active denervation in the right C8-T1 and C7 innervated muscles (abductor pollicis brevis, first dorsal interosseus, abductor digiti minimi, extensor digitorum communis, flexor carpi radialis, and triceps muscles).
(11) He reported on 12 thumbs and described careful dissection and excision of the trapezium, followed by taking a split portion of the flexor carpi radialis (FCR) tendon and using it as a graft by rolling it into a ball, or "anchovy," and placing it into the void created by trapezial excision.
Lateral epicondylitis (tennis elbow) is one of the common lesions of the arm that starts with pain and sensitivity on the lateral epicondyle of the elbow and micro tears at the origin of the extensor carpi radialis brevis muscle.
For median nerve, stimulation is given above the wrist (Between Palmaris longus and flexor carpi radialis) and at the elbow (Near the volar crease of the brachial pulse) and recording is done by keeping the recording electrode close to the motor point of the abductor pollicis brevis (APB).
Botulinum toxin type A (BTA, Botox, Allergan) was injected into the flexor muscles of the wrist and fingers including the flexor carpi radialis 50 U, flexor digitorum profundus 50 U, flexor digitorum superficialis 70 U, and flexor pollicis longus muscle 20 U (190 units in total) under the double guidance of electromyography and electrical stimulation.
In the largest analysis to date, researchers and clinicians at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) have compared the efficacy and safety of non-surgical treatment options for tennis elbow - also called enthesopathy of the extensor carpi radialis brevis (eECRB).
The site of stimulation was at the wrist between the palmaris longus and flexor carpi radialis tendon at the second crease and at the elbow crease, medial to the biceps tendon, and the brachial artery.