adaxial

[ ad-ak-see-uh l ]
/ ædˈæk si əl /

adjective Botany, Mycology.

situated on the side toward the axis or stem.

Nearby words

  1. adaptometer,
  2. adaptor,
  3. adar,
  4. adar sheni,
  5. adat,
  6. adazzle,
  7. adc,
  8. adcock antenna,
  9. add,
  10. add fuel to the fire

Origin of adaxial

First recorded in 1895–1900; ad- + axial

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British Dictionary definitions for adaxial

adaxial

/ (ædˈæksɪəl) /

adjective

facing towards the axis, as the surface of a leaf that faces the stemCompare abaxial
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