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Ventral adj. [ Botany ]
Synonym:
Adaxial

Dictionary of botanic terminology - index of names

     
  In botany terminology adaxial describes a side or surface nearest or facing toward the axis of an organ or organism, such as the upper surface of a leaf lamina  


Located on the side nearest to the axis of an organ or organism.
For example the adaxial surface of a leaf

Antonyms: abaxial, dorsal

 

 

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