Exserted
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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  • exserted — [eks sʉrt′id] adj. projecting, as from a sheath or pod …   English World dictionary

  • Exserted — 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

  • exserted — adjective : projecting beyond an enclosing organ or part exserted stamens …   Useful english dictionary

  • exserted — adjective Date: 1816 projecting beyond an enclosing organ or part …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • exserted — projecting; extending beyond the general level, e.g. the lower pectoral rays of Triglidae which extend beyond the fin membrane …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • exserted — adj. [L. exsertus, projecting] Protruding or projecting from the body …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • exserted — /ek serr tid/, adj. Biol. projecting beyond the surrounding parts, as a stamen. [1810 20; EXSERT + ED2] * * * …   Universalium

  • exserted — ex•sert•ed [[t]ɛkˈsɜr tɪd[/t]] adj. Biol. bio projecting beyond the surrounding parts, as a stamen • Etymology: 1810–20 …   From formal English to slang

  • exserted — /ɛkˈsɜtəd/ (say ek sertuhd) adjective (of a plant or animal part) projecting beyond the surrounding parts, as a stamen …   Australian English dictionary

  • 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.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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