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Definition of Anticlinal
Anticlinal An`ti*cli"nal, n. (Geol.)
The crest or line in which strata slope or dip in opposite
AnticlinalAnticlinal An`ti*cli"nal (-kl[imac]"nal), a. [Pref. anti- +
Gr. kli`nein to incline.]
Inclining or dipping in opposite directions. See Synclinal.
Anticlinal line, Anticlinal axis (Geol.), a line from
which strata dip in opposite directions, as from the ridge
of a roof.
Anticlinal vertebra (Anat.), one of the dorsal vertebr[ae],
which in many animals has an upright spine toward which
the spines of the neighboring vertebr[ae] are inclined.
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