- The definition of abaxial refers to a position on the opposite side of or away from the axis.
- An example of abaxial is the lower part of a leaf that faces away from the plant's stem.
- In biology, the dorsal or back fin of a fish is on the abaxial side from the belly.
Origin: ab- plush axial
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abaxial - Medical Definition
- abaxially adverb