Exsert
Exsert Ex*sert", Exserted Ex*sert"ed, a. [L. exsertus, p. p. of exserere to stretch out or forth. See {Exert}.] Standing out; projecting beyond some other part; as, exsert stamens. [1913 Webster]

A small portion of the basal edge of the shell exserted. --D. H. Barnes. [1913 Webster]


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  • Exsert — Ex*sert , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Exserted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Exserting}.] [See {Exsert}, a., {Exert}.] To thrust out; to protrude; as, some worms are said to exsert the proboscis. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • exsert — exsért adj. m., pl. exsérţi; f. sg. exsértă, pl. exsérte Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  EXSÉRT, Ă adj. (bot.; despre organe) ieşit în afară. (< …   Dicționar Român

  • exsert — exsert, erte (èk sêr, sèr t ) adj. Terme de botanique. Qui fait saillie au dehors, qui dépasse les parties environnantes en longueur ou en hauteur. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Lat. exsertus, tiré hors, de exserere, de ex, hors, et serere, joindre, enlacer (voy …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • exsert — to thrust forth, protrude, 1660s, biologists variant of EXERT (Cf. exert) (q.v.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • exsert — [ek sʉrt′] vt. [< L exsertus, pp. of exserere, to stretch out: see EXERT] to thrust out; protrude; project adj. EXSERTED exsertile [ekssʉrt′ l] adj. exsertion n …   English World dictionary

  • exsert — exsertile [ɛksɛʀtil] ou exsert, erte [ɛksɛʀ, ɛʀt] adj. ÉTYM. 1878, exsertile, Larousse, Premier Suppl.; exsert, erte, 1846, Bescherelle; du lat. exsertus « tiré hors de ». ❖ ♦ Zool., bot. Qui fait saillie au dehors; qui dépasse les parties… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • exsert — [ɪk sə:t, ɛk ] verb Biology cause to protrude. Origin C17: from L. exsert , exserere (see exert) …   English new terms dictionary

  • exsert — transitive verb Etymology: Latin exsertus, past participle of exserere more at exert Date: 1816 to thrust out • exsertion noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • exsert — exsertion, n. /ek serrt /, v.t. 1. to thrust out. adj. 2. thrust out; exserted. [1655 65; < L exsertus stretched out, put forth, var. of exertus; see EXERT] * * * …   Universalium

  • exsert — ex|sert Mot Agut Adjectiu variable …   Diccionari Català-Català

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