hemitropous definition

  • adjective:
    • Turned half round; one half inverted.
    • Having the raphe terminating about halfway amongst the chalaza and also the orifice; amphitropous.
  • others:
    • Turned half-round; half-inverted: particularly applied in botany to an ovule where the axis of nucleus is more curved than in an anatropous ovule. In addition hemitropal.
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