Definition of orthotropous in English:

orthotropous

Syllabification: or·thot·ro·pous
Pronunciation: /ôrˈTHätrəpəs
 
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adjective

Botany
(Of a plant ovule) having the nucleus straight, i.e., not inverted, so that the micropyle is at the end opposite the base.
More example sentences
  • The ovary of macadamia contains two orthotropous ovules at anthesis.

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