Introrse - definition of introrse by The Free Dictionary
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introrse dehiscence (black) of anthers
Facing inward; turned toward the axis: introrse anthers.
(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]
Bot. turned or facing inward.
[1835–45; < Latin introrsus,
contraction of *intrōversus
toward the inside. See intro
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The anthers are located on the inner face of this tube and show longitudinal introrse
This group which started its operations against the foreign incursion in Iraq, went on to demonstrate a much more introrse
There are six free stamen, with wider filaments at the base; the anthers have asymmetric tips and are dorsifixed, with longitudinal dehiscence, and introrse