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abaxial 1

Line breaks: ab|ax¦ial
Pronunciation: /abˈaksɪəl/

adjective

Botany
Facing away from the stem of a plant (in particular denoting the lower surface of a leaf). The opposite of adaxial.
Example sentences
  • The environments of the adaxial and abaxial leaf surface differ in many ways.
  • The abaxial surface of the leaf was painted with nail varnish to obtain a transparent surface mould.
  • The locations of each cell type on the abaxial or adaxial leaf epidermis are shown in Fig.1.

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keenly 2
Pronunciation: /ˈkiːnli/

adverb

1chiefly British In an eager or enthusiastic manner: one of this year’s most keenly anticipated movies people are keenly watching the developments
2 [as submodifier] Intensely: they are keenly aware of the problems of their community
3British Cheaply; competitively: the car is keenly priced

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