Definitions for abaxialæbˈæk si əl
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
ab•ax•i•alæbˈæk si əl(adj.)
being or situated away from the axis:
the abaxial surface of a leaf.
Category: Botany, Zoology
Origin of 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"
On the side that is away from the axis or central line, usually on the underside.
A direction perpendicular to an axis or the coordinate that measures displacement in such a direction.
Origin: ab + axis (axis).
alt. of Abaxile