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adaxial

[ad-ak-see-uh l] /ædˈæk si əl/
adjective, Botany, Mycology
1.
situated on the side toward the axis or stem.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; ad- + axial
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adaxial

/ædˈæksɪəl/
adjective
1.
facing towards the axis, as the surface of a leaf that faces the stem Compare abaxial
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