adaxial

adjective
ad·​ax·​i·​al | \ (ˌ)a-ˈdak-sē-əl How to pronounce adaxial (audio) \

Definition of adaxial

: situated on the same side as or facing the axis (as of an organ) the adaxial or upper surface of a leaf

First Known Use of adaxial

1835, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for adaxial

ad- + axial

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“Adaxial.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/adaxial. Accessed 24 May. 2020.

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