extrorse


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extrorse
extrorse dehiscence (black) of anthers

ex·trorse

 (ĕk′strôrs′)
adj. Botany
Facing outward; turned away from the axis: extrorse anthers.

[Late Latin extrōrsus, turned outward (modeled on Latin intrōrsum, turned inward) : Latin extrā, outside; see extra- + Latin versus, past participle of vertere, to turn; see wer- in Indo-European roots.]

extrorse

(ɛkˈstrɔːs) or

extrorsal

adj
(Biology) botany turned or opening outwards or away from the axis: extrorse anthers.
[C19: from Late Latin extrorsus in an outward direction, from Latin extra- + versus turned towards]

ex•trorse

(ɛkˈstrɔrs, ˈɛk strɔrs)

adj. Bot.
turned or facing outward, as anthers that open toward the perianth.
[1855–60; < Late Latin extrorsus outward = Latin extr(a)- extra- + (v)orsus turned]
ex•trorse′ly, adv.
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