axial gradient


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axial gradient

[′ak·sē·əl ′grād·ē·ənt]
(embryology)
In some invertebrates, a graded difference in metobolic activity along the anterior-posterior, dorsal-ventral, and medial-lateral embryonic axes.
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02[degrees]C, and a reference sensor control to minimise the effects of the axial gradient when a reference PRT is aligned with short sensors.
Using the frontal photopolymerization of acrylates in the presence of organic zirconate and iodonium salt, an axial gradient polyacrylate/nanozirconia hybrid rod was fabricated.
This counteracts to the axial gradient development, which is necessary for attaining the high temperature level in the catalytic zone.