abaxial

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj abaxial 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"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Abaxial (Bot) Away from the axis or central line; eccentric.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • abaxial Same as abaxile.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. ab, + axis, axle

Usage


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