axil meaning

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  • Noun: axil  aksil
    1. The upper angle between an axis and an offshoot such as a branch or leafstalk

    Derived forms: axils

    See also: axillary

    Type of: angle

    Encyclopedia: Axil


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  1. Inflorescences occur in the axils and at the ends of branches.
  2. The inflorescences branch out from the axils of the lower leaves.
  3. Green flowers with six tiny tepals are borne in the axils.
  4. Male flowers are located in leaf axils or in spikelike inflorescences.
  5. On either side of the leaf axils are two rounded stipules.

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