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. examples of epiphytes are ferns growing in the axils.
  2. in a maturing soybean plant, most of the assimilate from a leaf went into the pod at the axil of that leaf.
  3. in the early january, ovuliferous scale primordial were acropetally formed in the axils of the developing bracts
  4. bract scale the structure found in large numbers in the female cone of gymnosperms, each bearing an ovuliferous scale in its axil
  5. the axillary branching process generally involves two developmental stages : the formation of axillary meristems in the leaf axils and subsequent axillary bud growth

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