meaning of campylotropous

campylotropous meaning in General Dictionary

getting the ovules and seeds therefore curved or bent down upon on their own that the ends for the embryo tend to be brought close together

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  • (of a plant ovule) curved with all the micropyle nearby the base nearly holding its stalk
  • obtaining the ovules and seeds so curved, or bent down upon themselves, the ends associated with embryo are brought close collectively.

Sentence Examples with the word campylotropous

Where, by more rapid growth on one side than on the other, the nucellus, together with the integuments, is curved upon itself, so that the micropyle approaches the hilum,and ultimately is placed close to it, while the chalaza is at the hilum, the ovule is campylotropous (fig.

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