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orthotropous

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adjective or·thot·ro·pous \ȯr-ˈthä-trə-pəs\

Definition of orthotropous

  1. :  having the ovule straight and upright with the micropyle at the apex



Origin and Etymology of orthotropous

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1830


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