Bot. having a flower ovule with an inverted structure, with the stalk attachment near the top and the opening near the bottom: the most common form for angiosperms
Origin of anatropousModern Latin anatropus: see ana- and amp; -tropous
Completely inverted so that the micropyle is facing downward and situated near the base of the funiculus: an anatropous ovule.
(comparative more anatropous, superlative most anatropous)