Origin of exserted
verb (used with object)
Origin of exsert
Examples from the Web for exserted
Historical Examples of exserted
Exserted, protruding out of, as the stamens out of the corolla.The Elements of Botany
The male muntjac-deer (Cervulus), however, offers an exception, as he is provided with horns and exserted canine teeth.The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex
The abdomen of the female ends in a long slender ovipositor, which, however, is not exserted in the mole cricket.
Stamens 4, nearly equal, exserted; anthers opening at the apex.
Exserted: protruded; projecting beyond the body or over a given point.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology
John. B. Smith
adjective Also: exserted
Word Origin for exsert
"to thrust forth, protrude," 1660s, biologists' variant of exert (q.v.).