Axial vs Aulate - What's the difference?

axial | aulate |


As adjectives the difference between axial and aulate

is that axial is of or pertaining to an axis; of the nature of, or resembling, an axis; around an axis while aulate is (rare|biology|of a coral) having an aulos (annular wall) between one's axial and periaxial regions.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

axial

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Of or pertaining to an axis; of the nature of, or resembling, an axis; around an axis.
  • Belonging to the axis of the body; as, the axial skeleton; or to the axis of any appendage or organ; as, the axial bones.
  • (botany) in the same direction as the axis, parallel to the axis.
  • the secondary xylem usually consists of axial and radial elements

    Coordinate terms

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    See also

    * abaxial * adaxial

    aulate

    English

    Adjective

    (-)
  • (rare, biology, of a coral) Having an aulos (annular wall) between one's axial and periaxial regions.