introrse definition

  • adjective:
    • Botany Facing inwards; turned toward the axis. Used especially of anthers.
    • Facing or switched inwards or towards an axis.
    • Said of anthers dehiscing toward the biggest market of the flower.
    • Turning or dealing with inward, or toward the axis of part that it belongs.
  • others:
    • Turned or dealing with inward: an epithet found in describing the direction of figures, to denote their particular being switched toward the axis that they appertain. In botany it is put on anthers whenever their particular valves are switched toward the style.

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