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adaxial

[‚ad′ak·sē·əl]
(biology)
On the same side as or facing toward the axis of an organ or organism.
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The fact that more nymphs were distributed on the adaxial leaflet surface than on the abaxial surface could mean that lerps offer some form of protection against predators and the direct rays of the sun.
Bowns (1973) proposes that blackbrush leaf is made rigid and is supported by hypodermis (subepidermal collenchymas), which is especially well-developed near the adaxial surface.
Source of variation df Mean of squares Stomatal Abaxial Adaxial resistance stomata stomata number number Replication 2 41371.
The ratio of polar and equatorial diameters on the adaxial epidermis indicated greater functionality in the stomatal control of aperture mechanisms.
2], diametro polar e equatorial, densidade estomatica e densidade dos tricomas), foram realizados cortes paradermicos na regiao mediana das folhas, na epiderme das faces abaxial e adaxial, manualmente com auxilio de lamina de aco, clarificados em solucao de hipoclorito de sodio (1%), por 5 min.
scheuchzeri, 14 slide-mounted preparations of adaxial and abaxial cuticles (unpublished data, 1991) document the epidermis from different positions along the ultimate rachis.
The adaxial surfaces of the flower petals are thickened.
In southern Florida it is commonly called "wart fern," because the sori project through the laminae to emboss the adaxial surface with "warts.
The arthropods were counted on the adaxial and abaxial leaf surfaces in the upper, median and lower apical canopy on branches facing north, south, east and west with a total of 12 leaves per canopy and nine per tree branch position in each sampling.
5 mm, free, entire, pale green, finely nerved, thin in texture, inconspicuously white-lepidote along the central-distal portion to glabrous, the adaxial ones carinate with keels decurrent on the ovary, the abaxial one obtusely if at all carinate; petals spathulate, apex rounded and remotely apiculate, ca.