Axillary bud



a bud that is borne at the axil of a leaf and is capable of developing into a branch shoot or flower cluster.
Historical Examples

The internodes are cylindrical and somewhat flattened on the side towards the axillary bud.
A Handbook of Some South Indian Grasses Rai Bahadur K. Ranga Achariyar

An axillary bud also found that may produce a branch the same year as the leaf.
Trees of the Northern United States Austin C. Apgar

The bundle is surrounded at the base by a short sheath, formed of the delicate scales of the axillary bud.
The Elements of Botany Asa Gray

A piece of the running rootstock of the Peppermint, with its node or joint, and an axillary bud ready to grow.
The Elements of Botany Asa Gray

In every bud examined which contained a flower, there was an axillary bud in the axil of the last, or next to the last, leaf.
Outlines of Lessons in Botany, Part I; From Seed to Leaf Jane H. Newell

An axillary bud, concealed under the hollowed base of the leaf-stalk, in Buttonwood or Plane-tree.
The Elements of Botany Asa Gray

axillary bud
(āk’sə-lěr’ē)
See under bud.

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • Axillary artery

    axillary artery axillary artery n. A continuation of the subclavian artery in the armpit, becoming the brachial artery in the arm, with superior thoracic, thoracoacromial, lateral thoracic, subscapular, and posterior and superior circumflex humeral branches. Historical Examples The aneurism was of the third part of the axillary artery, and a ligature was applied at the […]

  • Axillary cavity

    axillary cavity axillary cavity n. Axilla.



  • Axillary cataract

    axillary cataract axillary cataract n. A type of hereditary cataract in which the opacity of the lens or capsule is deep and central.

  • Axillary fossa

    axillary fossa axillary fossa n. See armpit.



Disclaimer: Axillary bud definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.