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abaxial

[ ab-ak-see-uhl ]
/ æbˈæk si əl /
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adjective
being or situated away from the axis: the abaxial surface of a leaf.
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Origin of abaxial

First recorded in 1850–55; ab- + axial

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British Dictionary definitions for abaxial

abaxial
/ (æbˈæksɪəl) /

adjective
facing away from the axis, as the surface of a leafCompare adaxial
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Medical definitions for abaxial

abaxial
[ ăb-ăksē-əl ]

adj.
Located away from or on the opposite side of an axis.

Other words from abaxial

ab•axi•al•ly adv.
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