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Dorsal  Adj.  [ Botany ]
Synonym: Abaxial

Dictionary of botanic terminology - index of names

     
  The term dosal (or abaxial) describes a plant part, side or surface facing away from the the axis of  any organ or part; eccentric.  


"the dorsal surface of a leaf lamina is the underside or side facing away from the stem.

Antonyms: adaxial, ventral.

 

 

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