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Definition of the adjective abaxial

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  1. facing away from the axis of an organ or organism

Alternative definition of the adjective abaxial


  1. [botany] On the side that is away from the axis or central line, usually on the underside.
  2. [mathematics] A direction perpendicular to an axis or the coordinate that measures displacement in such a direction.

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Google previewBlack's Veterinary Dictionary (1998)

by Edward Boden

Heel Bruising & crack erosion Abaxial. Abaxial. white-line junction crack crack Median toe Crack Median toe crack ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Plant Sciences (2012)

by Michael Allaby

abaxial. Of a surface, directed away from the axis. Compare ADAXIAL. Abies. (fir) (family *Pinaceae) A genus of coniferous trees in which the leaves are crowded on the twigs, often approximately in 2 rows; they are needlelike and single, ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Biology (2012)

by Editorial Board

The xylem typically lies adaxial with phloem positioned abaxial.

Google previewSoil and Environmental Science Dictionary (2001)

by E.G. Gregorich, L. W. Turchenek, M.R. Carter, Denis A. Angers

abaxial (botany) Facing away from the stem of a plant (e.g., the undersurface of a leaf). See adaxial. abaxial Abbe refractometer An instrument used for determining the refractive index of liquids, minerals, and gemstones. Its operation is based ...

Google previewPansegrouw's Crossword Dictionary (1994)

by Louisa Pansegrouw

obliged 515 obstinately wrong obliged appreciative, beholden, bound, compelled , grateful, indebted, thankful obligedlo owe obliging amiable, cheerful, complaisant, co-operative, courteous, friendly, helpful, polite, solicitous oblique abaxial, ...

Google previewMcGraw-Hill Medical Dictionary for Allied Health (2007)

by Myrna Breskin, Kevin Dumith, Enid Pearsons, Robert Seeman

from< away< off> for example, abaxial. abandonment ¶‰ ban¢d‰n m‰nt¶ premature termination of treatment by a health care provider without notice or the patient&s consent. abasia ¶‰ ba¢zh‰¶ inability ...

Google previewThe American Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Ophthalmology (1913)

by Casey Albert Wood

Abaxial. Not situated in the line of the axis. Abbacinate. To deprive of sight by placing a red-hot copper basin close to the eyes: a mode of punishment employed in the middle ages. Also spelled abacinate. Abbacination. The act or process of ...

Google previewThe Imperial Dictionary of the English Language (1883)

by Charles Annandale

CONTAINING ABAXIAL Additions to articles are marked [add.] ADOPTABLE Abaxial, Abaxile (ab-ak'si-al, ab-ak'sil), a. [Prefix ab, and axis...] Not in the axis; specifically, in bot applied to the embryo when out of the axis of the seed. Balfour.

Google previewThe American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1910)

Abaxial, Abaxile (ab-ak'se-al, ab-ak'sil) [L. ač A. See Sign. 1. A lowering or a Not affecting a Affected with or pertaining in the ABDOMINOHYSTEROTOMY Abbé- Zeiss counting-cell. See Thoma-Zeiss. A. B. C. method. Deodorization of sewage ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Scientific Terms, Pronunciation, Derivation, and Definition of Terms in Biology, Botony, Zoology, Anatomy, Cyctology, Embroyology, Physiology (1920)

by Isabella Ferguson Henderson, William Dawson Henderson

abaxial (äbäk'släl) a. [L. ab, from ; axis, axle.] Pert. that surface of any structure which is remote or turned away from the axis (biol.). abaxile (äbäk sïl) a. [L. ab, from ; axis, axle.] Appl. an embryo in which the axis has not the same direction as the ...

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Scrabble value of A1B3A1X8I1A1L1

The value of this 7-letter word is 16 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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