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focal

[foh-kuh l] /ˈfoʊ kəl/
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to a focus.
Origin
1685-1695
1685-95; < Neo-Latin focālis. See focus, -al1
Related forms
focally, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for focally

focal

/ˈfəʊkəl/
adjective
1.
of or relating to a focus
2.
situated at, passing through, or measured from the focus
Derived Forms
focally, adverb
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Word Origin and History for focally

focal

adj.

1690s, from Modern Latin focalis; see focus + -al (1).

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focally in Medicine

focal fo·cal (fō'kəl)
adj.
Of or relating to a focus.

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