exserted

[ek-sur-tid]
adjective Biology.
projecting beyond the surrounding parts, as a stamen.

Origin:
1810–20; exsert + -ed2

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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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Example sentences
Pin flowers are characterized by having an exserted stigma and anthers within the corolla tube.
The crowded spathes, with paired silky racemes either exserted or partially enclosed, are reliable identification features.
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