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Origin of extrorse
OTHER WORDS FROM extrorseex·trorse·ly, adverb
Words nearby extrorse
Example sentences from the Web for extrorse
Stamens 3, opposite the outer lobes of the corolla-like perianth; anthers extrorse.
Stamens 6–12, more or less united with the style; anthers adnate, extrorse.
Filaments thread-like, much longer than the linear-oblong blunt anthers, which are fixed by a point above the base and extrorse.
Anthers heart-shaped or kidney-shaped, confluently 1-celled, shield-shaped after opening, extrorse.
Sometimes, from their versatile nature, anthers originally introrse become extrorse, as in the Passion-flower and Oxalis.