anatropous

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

1835, in the meaning defined above

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