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antrorse

[an-trawrs] /ænˈtrɔrs/
adjective, Botany, Zoology
1.
bent or directed forward or upward.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; < New Latin antrorsus, equivalent to antr- (as presumed base of Latin anterior anterior) + -orsus, extracted from Latin intrōrsus introrse
Related forms
antrorsely, adverb
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antrorse

/ænˈtrɔːs/
adjective
1.
(biology) directed or pointing upwards or forwards
Derived Forms
antrorsely, adverb
Word Origin
C19: from New Latin antrorsus, from antero- front + -orsus, as in Latin introrsus; see introrse
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