Heterotropal
Heterotropal Het`er*ot"ro*pal, Heterotropous Het`er*ot"ro*pous, a. [Gr. "etero`tropos turning another way; ? other + ? to turn: cf. F. h['e]t['e]rotrope.] (Bot.) Having the embryo or ovule oblique or transverse to the funiculus; amphitropous. --Gray. [1913 Webster]

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  • heterotropal — het·er·ot·ro·pal …   English syllables

  • heterotropal — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|rä.trəpəl adjective Etymology: Greek heterotropos of different sort, various + English al : amphitropous …   Useful english dictionary

  • Heterotropous — Heterotropal Het er*ot ro*pal, Heterotropous Het er*ot ro*pous, a. [Gr. etero tropos turning another way; ? other + ? to turn: cf. F. h[ e]t[ e]rotrope.] (Bot.) Having the embryo or ovule oblique or transverse to the funiculus; amphitropous. Gray …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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