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ex·sert

 (ĭk-sûrt′)
tr.v. ex·sert·ed, ex·sert·ing, ex·serts
To thrust (something) out or forth; cause to protrude.
adj. also ex·sert·ed (-sûr′tĭd)
Thrust outward or protruding, as stamens projecting beyond petals.

[Latin exserere, exsert-; see exert.]

ex·ser′tion n.
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exsert

(ɛkˈsɜːt)
vb
(Biology) (tr) to thrust out; protrude
adj
(Biology) protruded, stretched out, or (esp of stamens) projecting beyond the corolla of a flower
[C19: from Latin exserere to thrust out; see exert]
exˈsertion n
exsertile adj
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ex•sert

(ɛkˈsɜrt)

v.t.
to thrust out.
[1655–65; < Latin exsertus, variant of exertus; see exert]
ex•ser′tion, n.
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exsert


Past participle: exserted
Gerund: exserting

Imperative
exsert
exsert
Present
I exsert
you exsert
he/she/it exserts
we exsert
you exsert
they exsert
Preterite
I exserted
you exserted
he/she/it exserted
we exserted
you exserted
they exserted
Present Continuous
I am exserting
you are exserting
he/she/it is exserting
we are exserting
you are exserting
they are exserting
Present Perfect
I have exserted
you have exserted
he/she/it has exserted
we have exserted
you have exserted
they have exserted
Past Continuous
I was exserting
you were exserting
he/she/it was exserting
we were exserting
you were exserting
they were exserting
Past Perfect
I had exserted
you had exserted
he/she/it had exserted
we had exserted
you had exserted
they had exserted
Future
I will exsert
you will exsert
he/she/it will exsert
we will exsert
you will exsert
they will exsert
Future Perfect
I will have exserted
you will have exserted
he/she/it will have exserted
we will have exserted
you will have exserted
they will have exserted
Future Continuous
I will be exserting
you will be exserting
he/she/it will be exserting
we will be exserting
you will be exserting
they will be exserting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been exserting
you have been exserting
he/she/it has been exserting
we have been exserting
you have been exserting
they have been exserting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been exserting
you will have been exserting
he/she/it will have been exserting
we will have been exserting
you will have been exserting
they will have been exserting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been exserting
you had been exserting
he/she/it had been exserting
we had been exserting
you had been exserting
they had been exserting
Conditional
I would exsert
you would exsert
he/she/it would exsert
we would exsert
you would exsert
they would exsert
Past Conditional
I would have exserted
you would have exserted
he/she/it would have exserted
we would have exserted
you would have exserted
they would have exserted
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.exsert - thrust or extend outexsert - thrust or extend out; "He held out his hand"; "point a finger"; "extend a hand"; "the bee exserted its sting"
hyperextend - extend a joint beyond its normal range; "Don't hyperextend your elbow"
gesticulate, gesture, motion - show, express or direct through movement; "He gestured his desire to leave"
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The first reading was carried out when the early cultivars were in the full bloom stage (anthesis) and the medium-cycle cultivars were in the panicle exsertion phase.
Zheng et al., "Identification and expression profiling of microRNAs involved in the stigma exsertion under high-temperature stress in tomato," BMC Genomics, vol.
In the first experiment, six water treatments were applied at the R3 stage (panicle exsertion) and, in the second, the same treatments were applied at the R5 stage (beginning of grain filling), in a randomized block design with four replicates.
Some of the desirable traits of the maintainer lines are relatively dwarf/semi-dwarf stature, good and synchronous tillering, high stigma exsertion, high outcrossing potential, sturdy culm, resistance to insect pests and diseases, complete and stable maintenance of sterility.
Panicle exsertion, anther dehiscence and a reduced number of fertile spikelet's per panicle due to the failure of fertilization and impairment of pollen and ovule function, and the other parameters affected by drought, which result in yield reduction (O'Toole and Namuco,1983; Boonjung and Fukai, 1996; Prasad et al., 2008).
Dimensions are based on published descriptions (Miki, 1941, 1952a; Dorofeev, 1963; Tralau, 1964; Patel et al., 1984; Kataoka & Miyoshi, 2002) Fruit Fruit shape Ovary exsertion Trapa Broadly Inferior 'Neck' exserted obtriangular in outline, obtrullate Hemitrapa Spindle-shaped Semi-inferior Exserted ca.
The eui plant type is potentially useful for better pollen transfer in hybrid rice seed production by raising the male line panicles above female line panicles or by obtaining better panicle exsertion of female line panicles from the flag leaf boot.
Leaf exsertion, leaf elongation, and leaf senescence in Eriophorum vaginatum and Carex bigelowii in northern Alaska.
Exsertion, elongation, and senescence of leaves of Eriophorum vaginatum and Carex bigelowii in Northern Alaska.
These included mean corolla length (from the base of the calyx), mean corolla width (across the inside of the opening to the tube), mean stigma exsertion (above the opening of the corolla tube), mean anther position (from the base of the calyx to the tip of the highest anther), mean volume of nectar produced in 24 h, mean nectar concentration, and proportion of time spent by flowers in the pistillate phase (hereafter "proportion pistillate").
Pollinators influence the evolution of a variety of floral traits, such as corolla size (Campbell, 1989; Galen, 1989; Campbell et al., 1991, 1996, 1997; Herrera 1993a; Conner et al., 1996a; Caruso, 2000), stigma exsertion (e.g., Conner et al., 1996b), nectary-stigma distance (Johnston, 1991), flower stalk length (e.g., O'Connell and Johnston, 1998; Maad, 2000), spur length (e.g., Herrera, 1993a; Maad, 2000), flowering date (Campbell, 1989; Johnston, 1991; Wide'n, 1991; Kelly 1992; Go'mez, 1993), corolla color (Campbell et al., 1997; Nagy, 1997; Go'mez, 2000) and corolla shape (Herrera, 1993a b; Nagy, 1997; Galen and Cuba, 2001).