Definitions for abaxialæbˈæk si əl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. abaxial, dorsal(adj)

    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"


  1. abaxial(Adjective)

    On the side that is away from the axis or central line, usually on the underside.

  2. abaxial(Adjective)

    A direction perpendicular to an axis or the coordinate that measures displacement in such a direction.

  3. Origin: ab + axis (axis).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Abaxial(adj)

    alt. of Abaxile

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