antrorse

antrorse

[an-trawrs]
adjective Botany, Zoology.
bent or directed forward or upward.

Origin:
1855–60; < Neo-Latin antrorsus, equivalent to antr- (as presumed base of Latin anterior anterior) + -orsus, extracted from Latin intrōrsus introrse

antrorsely, adverb
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antrorse (ænˈtrɔːs)
 
adj
biology directed or pointing upwards or forwards
 
[C19: from New Latin antrorsus, from antero- front + -orsus, as in Latin introrsus; see introrse]
 
an'trorsely
 
adv

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