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epaxial

[e′pak·sē·əl]
(biology)
Above or dorsal to an axis.
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Cytological examination of fluid from the left hypaxial fluctuant mass showed mixed inflammation, with nondegenerate neutrophils predominating and no microorganisms seen.
Characterization of the early development of specific hypaxial muscles from the ventrolateral myotome.
There is a general reduction in ventral structures (hypaxial body musculature is lost and the pelvic girdle is absent), and the skin possesses modifications of collagen fiber organization that allow it to be extraordinarily stretchy.
Buckingham, "A novel genetic hierarchy functions during hypaxial myogenesis: Pax3 directly activates Myf5 in muscle progenitor cells in the limb," Genes & Development, vol.
The second report showed that transgenic rainbow trout with a deleted ActRIIB had in PI (parent generation) enhanced localized muscling in the hypaxial and epaxial regions of the musculature.