adjective anat·ro·pous \ə-ˈna-trə-pəs\

Definition of ANATROPOUS

:  having or being a plant ovule inverted so that the micropyle is bent down to the funiculus to which the body of the ovule is united

First Known Use of ANATROPOUS

circa 1846


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