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a combining form meaning “axis”: axial; axilemma.
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Origin of axi-
Combining form representing Latin axis “axle, wheel”; cognate with Greek áxōn, Sanskrit ákṣas, Lithuanian ašìs, Old Church Slavonic osĭ, Old English eax
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How to use axi- in a sentence
Stylus maximus, petaloideus, trilobus, lobo medio longiore axi incrassata desinente in stigma obtusum simplex!Expedition into Central Australia|Charles Sturt