anatropous definition

  • adjective:
    • Botany Completely inverted so that the micropyle is facing downward and situated near the root of the funiculus: an anatropous ovule.
    • Having an inverted nucleus, whose apex tips to the base
    • (of a plant ovule) entirely inverted; turned back 180 degrees on its stalk
    • Botany Completely inverted so that the micropyle is facing downward and situated near the foot of the funiculus: an anatropous ovule.
    • Having an inverted nucleus, whoever apex points into the base
    • (of a plant ovule) completely inverted; turned back 180 degrees on its stalk
  • others:
    • Inverted: in botany, placed on the reversed ovule, getting the hilum near the micropyle, and the chalaza in the reverse end. An equivalent kind is anatropal.
    • Inverted: in botany, placed on the reversed ovule, having the hilum close to the micropyle, plus the chalaza at the opposing end. An equivalent type is anatropal.

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