being or situated away from the axis:
the abaxial surface of a leaf.
From, away from, as in abaxial, lying outside of or away from any body or part.
Surgery, with Special Reference to Podiatry Maximilian Stern
Feet strongly curved, longer than the shell, with a series of short conical spines on the abaxial side.
Report on the Radiolaria Collected by H.M.S. Challenger During the Years 1873-1876, Second Part: Subclass Osculosa; Index Ernst Haeckel
facing away from the axis, as the surface of a leaf Compare adaxial
abaxial ab·ax·i·al (āb-āk’sē-əl) or ab·ax·ile (āb-āk’sīl)
Located away from or on the opposite side of an axis.
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low-grade wool from the breech or outer edges of a fleece. yarn made from this wool. Contemporary Examples And in Europe, the European Network of Robotic Research is collaborating with companies such as Philips and the abb Group. Robotic Technologies Could Aggravate the U.S. Problem of Slow Jobs Growth Robert Shapiro July 18, 2013 Historical […]
. a title of reverence for bishops and patriarchs in the Coptic, Ethiopian Christian, and Syriac churches. New Testament. an Aramaic word for father, used by Jesus and Paul to address God in a relation of personal intimacy. a female day name for Thursday. See under . a coarse, felted fabric woven of camel’s or […]
a person or thing of little importance.
the rank, rights, privileges, or jurisdiction of an abbot. the term of office of an abbot. Historical Examples The Four Masters tell us it was the monks of Drogheda who had expelled him from the abbacy for his own crime. Mellifont Abbey, Co. Louth Anonymous He had a grant of the abbacy of Holyrood in […]