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Meaning of ABAXIAL

Pronunciation:  ab'akseeul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  (biology) facing away from the axis of an organ or organism; "the abaxial surface of a leaf is the underside or side facing away from the stem"
  2. [adj]  situated away from the axis of any body or part
 

ABAXIAL is a 7 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: abaxile, dorsal
 
 Antonyms: adaxial, ventral
 
 See Also: axial

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ab*ax"i*al\ ([a^]b*[a^]ks"[i^]*al), Abaxile \Ab*ax"ile\
([a^]b*[a^]ks"[i^]l),a. [L. ab + axis axle.] (Bot.)
Away from the axis or central line; eccentric. --Balfour.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: In botany terminology, describes a plant part which is on the side or surface of an organ, facing away from the axis.
 

 

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