Uniaxial U`ni*ax"i*al, a. [Uni + axial.] 1. (Crystallog.) Having but one optic axis, or line of no double refraction. [1913 Webster]

Note: In uniaxial crystals, the optic axis has the direction of the vertical crystallographic axis. All tetragonal and hexagonal crystals are uniaxial. [1913 Webster]

2. (Biol.) Having only one axis; developing along a single line or plane; -- opposed to multiaxial. [1913 Webster]

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