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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • 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)


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