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Axis

In Cartesian charting, a line that bisects a chart. The x-axis cuts a chart horizontally, while the y-axis cuts it vertically.
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The condylar axis was drawn by joining the two most posterior aspects of the femoral condyles.
FA was measured on MR-three-dimensional (3D) postprocessing software with a four-step method: initial validation of the femoral condylar axis, validation of the condylar plane, validation of the femoral neck axis, and line-plane angle measurement of FA.
*Step 1: Initial validation of the condylar axis. An adjustment of the marked lines in yellow and green boxes was made so that the yellow line in green box became the tangent of the line connecting the 2 posterior femoral condyle margins; this line was determined by the lowest points of the bilateral femoral condyles.