a bud that is borne at the axil of a leaf and is capable of developing into a branch shoot or flower cluster.
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- axillary artery,
- axillary cataract,
- axillary cavity,
- axillary fossa,
- axillary gland,
- axillary nerve
Also called lateral bud.
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See under bud.
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