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Abaxial

Abaxial Meaning & Definition
Abaxial Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Abaxial?

[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"
[adj] situated away from the axis of any body or part

Synonyms | Synonyms for Abaxial: abaxile | dorsal

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See Also | axial

Abaxial In Webster's Dictionary

\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.

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