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Definition of the adjective adaxial

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  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 Manual and Dictionary of the Flowering Plants and Ferns (1908)

by John Christopher Willis

able to originate ecads Adaptation, 25, 26 Adaxial (side), towards the axis Adder's tongue, Ophioglossum ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Plant Sciences (2012)

by Michael Allaby

adaxial Of a surface, directed towards the axis. Compare ABAXIAL. adder's tongue See OPHIOGLOSSUM. additive genetic variance See HERITABILITY. adelphoparasite A parasite (see PARASITISM) that has as its ...

Google previewDictionary of Stem Cells, Regenerative Medicine, and Translational Medicine (2017)

by Frank J. Dye

See: adaxial. abdominal cavity or peritoneal cavity, derived from the coelom and containing much of the viscera (internal organs). ABO blood typing system a system of typing human blood, for the purpose of blood transfusion. aboral surface ...

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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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