exsert

[ek-surt]
verb (used with object)
1.
to thrust out.
adjective
2.
thrust out; exserted.

Origin:
1655–65; < Latin exsertus stretched out, put forth, variant of exertus; see exert

exsertion, noun
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exsert (ɛkˈsɜːt)
 
vb
1.  (tr) to thrust out; protrude
 
adj
2.  protruded, stretched out, or (esp of stamens) projecting beyond the corolla of a flower
 
[C19: from Latin exserere to thrust out; see exert]
 
ex'sertion
 
n
 
exsertile
 
adj

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exsert
biologists' variant of exert.
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The flowers are both terminal and axillary and the stamens do not exsert beyond the strongly arched upper corolla lip.
As these florets mature, elongation of the filaments helps exsert the anthers from the glumes.
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