Definition of Anticous

1. a. Facing toward the axis of the flower, as in the introrse anthers of the water lily.



Definition of Anticous

1. Adjective. (botany) Facing toward the axis of the flower, as in the introrse anthers of the water lily. ¹

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Definition of Anticous

1. on the anterior side [adj]

Medical Definition of Anticous

1. Facing toward the axis of the flower, as in the introrse anthers of the water lily. Origin: L. Anticus in front, foremost, fr. Ante before. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Anticous

anticorrelate
anticorrelated
anticorrelates
anticorrelation
anticorrelations
anticorrosion
anticorrosive
anticorrosives
anticorruption
anticorset
anticotunnite
anticough
anticounterfeit
anticounterfeiting
anticourt
anticous (current term)
anticrack
anticrash
anticrease
anticreasing
anticreative
anticreativity
anticrime
anticriminal
anticrisis
anticritical
anticriticism
anticross
anticrossed
anticrosses

Literary usage of Anticous

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1. A General System of Botany Descriptive and Analytical: In Two Parts by Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker, Joseph Decaisne, Emmanuel Le Maout (1876)
"Diagram. if present, rarely fertile, opposite the anticous segment ; filaments short, adnate to the base of the style ; anthers basifixed, erect, 2-celled, ..."

2. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign (1902)
"Inter alia the leaves and bracts of B. salicifolia are different, the anticous sepals are quite differently shaped, ..."

3. Species Filicum: Being Descriptions of the Known Ferns, Particularly of Such by Sir William Jackson Hooker (1862)
"... plant varying with subglabrous or densely hirsute fronds, tertiary anticous lowest veins reaching to the callose sinuses of the segments or to a little ..."

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