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ABAXIAL [1 record]

Record 1 2012-06-20

English

Subject field(s)
  • Plant Biology
DEF

The side of an organ (e.g., leaf) that faces away from the axis that bears it.

OBS

For example, the lower surface of a leaf.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Biologie végétale
DEF

Face d'un organe (une feuille, par exemple) qui s'écarte de l'axe de la tige.

OBS

La surface abaxiale correspond généralement à la surface inférieure ou dorsale.

Spanish

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