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 extr&omacron;rsus, turned outward (modeled on Latin intr&omacron;rsum, turned inward) : Latin extr&amacron;, outside; see extra– + Latin versus, past participle of vertere, to turn; see wer-2 in Indo-European roots.
extrorse dehiscence (black) of anthers