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Definition of the adjective adaxial

What does adaxial mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. nearest to or facing toward the axis of an organ or organism

Alternative definition of the adjective adaxial


  1. [botany] On the side that is towards the axis or central line, usually on the upper side.
  2. (developmental biology) adjacent to the axis, or in vertebrates the notochord.

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Entomology (2008)

by John L. Capinera

Insecticide Application: The Dose Transfer Process, Figure 8 The adaxial surface of a rosemary leaf. The circular objects are glands. The leaf has a little bit of dirt that has splashed onto the leaf surface (Courtesy of Molecular and Cellular ...

Google previewDictionary of Developmental Biology and Embryology (2012)

by Frank J. Dye

acrocephaly 2 adaxial acrocephaly also called oxycephaly is a condition in which the head is roughly conical in shape caused by premature suture closure. acrogen a nonflowering plant that grows only at the apex, as in a fern. acron the ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Entomology (2011)

ADAXIAL 21 22 ADDENDUM. many fungal species including basidiomycetes, ascomycetes and deuteromycetes; reared on dry-rot fungus (Serpula lacrymans) in buildings. See Cryptophagidae. Cf. Sigmoid Fungus Beetle. ACUTE ...

Google previewDictionary of Invertebrate Zoology --Paperback (2010)

by Maggenti Mary Ann, Maggenti Armand, Gardner Scott

adaxial acutangular a. [L. acutus, sharpened; angulus, angle] Forming or meeting at an acute angle. acute a. [L. acutus, sharpened] Pointed; ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia britannica (1911)

a dictionary of arts, sciences, literature and general information by Hugh Chisholm

Adaxial lamella of outer gill- plate. er, Reflected lamella of outer gill- plate. /, Adaxial lamella of Inner gill- plate. fr. Reflected lamella of inner gill- plate. g, Line of concrescence oC the reflected lamellae of the two inner gill-plates. A, Rectum.

Google previewThe Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (2012)

by John M. Lackie

adaxial The surface of a plant organ such as a leaf or petal that during early development faced towards the axis. In the case of leaves the upper surface is usually ...

Google previewAinsworth & Bisby's Dictionary of the Fungi (2008)

by Geoffrey Clough Ainsworth

adaxial. Abbreviations. Abbreviations and signs frequently used in this work are: adj( ective) ...

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Adaxial Meaning

Video shows what adaxial means. On the side that is towards the axis or central line, usually on the upper side.. (developmental biology) adjacent to the axis, ...

Scrabble value of A1D2A1X8I1A1L1

The value of this 7-letter word is 15 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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