anatropous(redirected from anatropously)
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Related to anatropously: anatropous ovule
Completely inverted so that the micropyle is facing downward and situated near the base of the funiculus: an anatropous ovule.
(Botany) (of a plant ovule) inverted during development by a bending of the stalk (funicle) attaching it to the carpel wall. Compare orthotropous
[C19: from ana- (inverted) + -tropous]