: situated out of or directed away from the axisthe abaxial or lower surface of a leaf
Examples of abaxial in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebThe two fields run perpendicular to each other, with one from the base to the tip of the leaf and the other from the surface to the adaxial-abaxial boundary.
Maddie Burakoff, Smithsonian Magazine, 29 Jan. 2020
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