Anatropal
Anatropal A*nat"ro*pal, Anatropous A*nat"ro*pous, a. [Gr. ? up + ? to turn.] (Bot.) Having the ovule inverted at an early period in its development, so that the chalaza is as the apparent apex; -- opposed to {orthotropous}. --Gray. [1913 Webster]

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  • Anatropous — Anatropal A*nat ro*pal, Anatropous A*nat ro*pous, a. [Gr. ? up + ? to turn.] (Bot.) Having the ovule inverted at an early period in its development, so that the chalaza is as the apparent apex; opposed to {orthotropous}. Gray. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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