radial index artery n.
An artery with its origin in the radial artery and with distribution to the radial side of the index finger.
[rey-dee-uh l] /ˈreɪ di əl/ adjective 1. arranged like radii or rays. 2. having spokes, bars, lines, etc., arranged like radii, as a machine. 3. made in the direction of a radius; going from the center outward or from the circumference inward along a radius: a radial cut. 4. Zoology. pertaining to structures that radiate […]
noun, Ophthalmology. 1. a surgical technique for correcting nearsightedness by making a series of spokelike incisions in the cornea to change its shape and focusing properties. /ˌkɛrəˈtɒtəmɪ/ noun 1. an operation designed to improve short-sightedness in which a number of cuts are made around the cornea to change the shape of it radial keratotomy n. […]
noun, Astronomy. 1. the component of the motion of a star away from or toward the earth along its line of sight, expressed in miles or kilometers per second and determined by the shift in the wavelength of light emitted by the star.
- Radial nerve
radial nerve n. A nerve that arises from the posterior cord of the brachial plexus and divides into two terminal branches, designated superficial and deep, that supply muscular and cutaneous branches to the dorsal aspect of the arm and forearm.