introrse

adjective
in·​trorse | \ ˈin-ˌtrȯrs How to pronounce introrse (audio) \

Definition of introrse

: facing inward or toward the axis of growth an introrse anther

First Known Use of introrse

1842, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for introrse

Latin introrsus, adverb, inward, from intro- + versus toward, from past participle of vertere to turn — more at worth

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The first known use of introrse was in 1842

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“Introrse.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/introrse. Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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