Associations to the word «Abaxial»
ABAXIAL, adjective. (botany) (zoology) Of a side that is facing away from the axis or central line, such as the underside of a leaf; or the back of an animal. [Mid 19th century.]
ABAXIAL, adjective. Facing away from the axis of an organ or organism; "the abaxial surface of a leaf is the underside or side facing away from the stem".
Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.