uniaxially, adv.
/yooh'nee ak"see euhl/, adj.
1. having one axis.
2. Crystall. (of a crystal) having one direction in which double refraction does not occur.
3. Bot. (of a plant) having a primary stem that does not branch and that terminates in a flower.
[1820-30; UNI- + AXIAL]

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