anatropous

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

Definition of anatropous

  1. :  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

1835

First Known Use of anatropous

1835


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