Definition of Antrorse

1. Adjective. Bent or curved forward or upward. "A plant having antrorse hairs on the stem"

Category relationships: Biological Science, Biology
Antonyms: Retrorse



Definition of Antrorse

1. a. Forward or upward in direction.

Definition of Antrorse

1. Adjective. (biology) curved forward and upward ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Antrorse

1. directed forward or upward [adj]

Medical Definition of Antrorse

1. Directed forwards or upwards. Compare: retrorse. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Antrorse

antra ethmoidalia
antrafenine
antral
antral sphincter
antre
antrectomies
antrectomy
antres
antro-
antroba
antrobas
antroduodenectomy
antronasal
antrophose
antropyloric
antrorse (current term)
antroscope
antroscopy
antrostomy
antrotomy
antrotonia
antrotympanic
antroverted
antrum
antrum auris
antrum cardiacum
antrum mastoideum
antrum of Highmore
antrum pyloricum
antrums

Literary usage of Antrorse

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1. Investigations of the Aquatic Resources and Fisheries of Porto Rico by United States Bureau of Fisheries, Barton Warren Evermann, Millard Caleb Marsh, William A. Wilcox (1900)
"Л. Frontal bones partly porous and gibbous; antrorse dorsal spine attached directly to ... without antrorse spine; temporal crest very thin and high, ..."

2. American Food and Game Fishes: A Popular Account of All the Species Found in by David Starr Jordan, Barton Warren Evermann (1902)
"Body comparatively elongate, the depth | to £ the length; no length; preopercle with a few antrorse serra; on its lower limb. hooked spinules on lower limb ..."

3. The Birds of North and Middle America: A Descriptive Catalogue of the Higher by Robert Ridgway (1907)
"Nostril (m*4 or partly covered by antrorse latero-frontal bristles) rather W1? ... bristles very strongly develops l"f antrorse latero-frontal feathers and ..."

4. A Manual of the Vertebrate Animals of the Northern United States: Including by David Starr Jordan (1904)
"Caudal lunate; tongue with teeth; preopercle without horizontal spine or antrorse hooks. x. Dorsal fins separate; spines weak; anal rays about III, 12, ..."

5. Bulletin of the United States Fish Commission by United States Fish Commission (1902)
"¡I. Frontal bones partly porous and gibbous: antrorse dorsal spine attached ... Krontal bone« not gibbous nor porous: antrorse dorsal spine attached to ..."

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