Definition of extrorse
: facing outward <an extrorse anther>
Origin and Etymology of extrorse
probably from New Latin *extrorsus, from Late Latin, adverb, outward, from Latin extra- + -orsus (as in introrsus) — more at introrse
First Known Use: 1858
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