extrorse definition

  • adjective:
    • Botany Facing outward; switched out of the axis: extrorse anthers.
    • Said of anthers dehiscing outwards from the center associated with rose.
    • Facing outwards, or away from the axis of development; -- said esp. of anthers occupying the outer side of the filament.
    • Botany Facing outward; switched away from the axis: extrorse anthers.
    • stated of anthers dehiscing outwards through the center of the flower.
    • Facing outwards, or from the axis of growth; -- said esp. of anthers occupying the outer region of the filament.
  • others:
    • In botany, turned outward: put on an anther which is turned from the axis associated with the flower and deals with the perianth.
    • In zoology, ended up or from the human body: correlated with antrorse, introrse, and retrorse.
    • In botany, switched outward: put on an anther which is switched away from the axis of this flower and deals with the perianth.
    • In zoology, proved or away from the body: correlated with antrorse, introrse, and retrorse.

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