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a·bax·i·al

, abaxile (ab-ak'sē-ăl, -ak'sīl),
1. Lying outside the axis of any body or part.
2. Situated at the opposite extremity of the axis of a part.

abaxial

(ăb-ăk′sē-əl)
adj.
Located away from or on the opposite side of the axis, as of an organ or organism.

abaxial

[abak′sē·əl]
Etymology: L, ab, axis, from axle
1 pertaining to a position outside the axis of a body or structure.
2 pertaining to a position at the opposite extremity of a structure.

ab·ax·i·al

, abaxile (ab-ak'sē-ăl, -ak'sīl)
1. Lying outside the axis of any body or part.
2. Situated at the opposite extremity of the axis of a part.

abaxial

(of a leaf surface) facing away from the stem of the plant.

abax·i·al

, abaxile (ab-ak'sē-ăl, -ak'sīl)
1. Lying outside the axis of any body or body part.
2. Situated at the opposite extremity of the axis of a part.

abaxial

situated away from the axis of the body, limb or part.
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