amphitropous definition

  • adjective:
    • partially inverted and affixed near the center towards funiculus: an amphitropous ovule.
    • (of a plant ovule) partly inverted; turned-back 90 degrees on its stalk
  • others:
    • In botany: getting the hilum lateral and intermediate between the chalaza and micropyle; half-anatropous; heterotropous: put on an ovule or seed, obtaining the embryo curved or coiled, like in all campylotropous seeds: very much accustomed by Richard.
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