adaxial

Definitions:

  • Located on the side nearest to the axis of an organ or organism.
  • Of or relating to the side or surface facing or nearest to the axis of an organ, such as the upper surface of a leaf; ventral.
  • In <em>botany</em>, in a plane facing the axis. See the extract.
  • On the side that is <xref>towards</xref> the <xref>axis</xref> or central line, usually on the <xref>upper</xref> side.
  • adjacent to the axis, or in vertebrates the notochord.
  • nearest to or facing toward the axis of an organ or organism
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