- in or of an axis.
Origin of axile
Examples from the Web for axile
Historical Examples of axile
Axile, aks′il, adj. lying in the axis of anything, as an embryo in the axis of a seed.
In malformed flowers of Digitalis the change from axile to parietal placentation may often be seen.
In Ericaceæ too, the axile placenta has been seen ovuliferous at the base and prolonged above into a leafy branch.
Capsule 3–5-celled with axile placent, loculicidal or circumscissile, many-seeded.
Frond 7–11-nerved or more; rootlets several, with axile vascular tissue.
- botany of, relating to, or attached to the axis