orthotropous

play
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: 1819


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up orthotropous? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

contemplative of or relative to the past

Get Word of the Day daily email!