introrse

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introrse
introrse dehiscence (black) of anthers

in·trorse

 (ĭn′trôrs′)
adj. Botany
Facing inward; turned toward the axis: introrse anthers.

[Latin intrōrsus, contraction of intrōversus, inward : intrō-, to the inside; see en in Indo-European roots + versus, past participle of vertere, to turn; see wer- in Indo-European roots.]

introrse

(ɪnˈtrɔːs)
adj
(Botany) botany turned inwards or towards the axis, as anthers that shed their pollen towards the centre of the flower
[C19: from Latin introrsus, contraction of intrōversus, from intro- + versus turned, from vertere to turn]
inˈtrorsely adv

in•trorse

(ɪnˈtrɔrs)

adj.
Bot. turned or facing inward.
[1835–45; < Latin introrsus, contraction of *intrōversus toward the inside. See intro-, versus]
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