Bot. turned outward or away from the axis of growth
Origin of extrorseFrench from Late Latin extrorsus from Classical Latin extra, outside + versus, past participle of vertere, to turn: see verse
Facing outward; turned away from the axis: extrorse anthers.
Origin of extrorseLate Latin extrōrsus turned outward ( modeled on Latin intrōrsum turned inward )Latin extrā outside ; see extra- . Latin versus past participle of vertere to turn ; see wer-2 in Indo-European roots.
extrorse dehiscence (black) of anthers