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ax·il

 (ăk′sĭl)
n.
The upper angle between a lateral organ, such as a leaf, and the stem that bears it.

[Latin axilla, armpit.]

axil

(ˈæksɪl)
n
(Botany) the angle between the upper surface of a branch or leafstalk and the stem from which it grows
[C18: from Latin axilla armpit]

ax•il

(ˈæk sɪl)

n.
the angle between the upper side of a leaf or stem and the supporting stem or branch.
[1785–95; < Latin axilla armpit]

ax·il

(ăk′sĭl)
The angle between the upper side of a leaf or stem and the stem or branch that supports it. A bud is usually found in the axil.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.axil - the upper angle between an axis and an offshoot such as a branch or leafstalkaxil - the upper angle between an axis and an offshoot such as a branch or leafstalk
angle - the space between two lines or planes that intersect; the inclination of one line to another; measured in degrees or radians
Translations
Blattachsel
잎겨드랑이
References in classic literature ?
The whole tree itself is but one leaf, and rivers are still vaster leaves whose pulp is intervening earth, and towns and cities are the ova of insects in their axils.
It has spiny, obovate, serrated leaves borne in clusters on yellowish stems emanating from a three-spined axil.
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A great, easy-going pairing is the ever-popular mahogany flowers of Helenium Moerheim Beauty alongside black-eyed Susan or Rudbeckia - and especially the variety deamii, which is one of the best with branching stems up to 75cm tall and flowers at every leaf axil.
Therefore, the biocontrol effort may be compromised directly following release of the wasps, when they ambulate to the axils, and when they leave an axil to find another.
The flowers grow on short stalks radiating from a common peduncle, and form an umbel in the leaf axil.
Inflorescences in axillary raceme of triads, 1 per axil, 6-7 cm in length, 12-16(-18) triads per inflorescence, branches of inflorescence cylindrical, acute bracts at the base of the branches of the inflorescence, middle bract similar to the laterals.
Inflorescence axillary and terminal, a pyramidal panicle with flowers ultimately borne in umbels or corymbs of 4-6, the congestion variable with the proximal pair often separated by up to 2 mm from the terminal cluster, the axes thinly golden- or brownish-sericeous; inflorescence axes often 2 or 3 in same axil, arrayed vertically; bracts 0.
La intensidad de rayos X de los elementos detectados en las muestras se midio con el programa AXIL (Vekemans et al.
With wide legal and strategic business experience, Shulman most recently served as general counsel for MIPS Technologies Inc and before that was at Axil Computer, a subsidiary of Hyundai Electronics as the first in-house lawyer and who established Axil's legal department.
With tall-growing cordons remove shoots that form in the axil of the leaves.