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- adj. Turned half round; half inverted.
- adj. Having the raphe terminating about halfway between the chalaza and the orifice; amphitropous.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Turned half round; half-inverted: specifically applied in botany to an ovule in which the axis of the nucleus is more curved than in an anatropous ovule. Also hemitropal.
See hemitrope. (Wiktionary)