Latrorse definition

lătrôrs
Facing toward the side; not turned toward or away from the axis.

Latrorse anthers.

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Relating to anthers that open or split toward the side, toward other anthers, and not toward or away from the central axis around which a flower is arranged.
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Origin of latrorse

  • From Latin latus, later- side (on the model of extrorse) (introrse etc.)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition