dextrorse


dextrorse

dextrorsum ou dextrorse adjectif invariable et adverbe (latin dextrorsum, vers la droite) Se dit d'un mouvement de rotation qui s'effectue dans le sens des aiguilles d'une montre.

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  • dextrorse — [deks′trôrs΄, deks trôrs′] adj. [L dextrorsus, toward the right < dexter (see DEXTER) + versus, turning: see VERSE] Bot. twining upward to the right, as the stems of some vines do: opposed to SINISTRORSE dextrorsely adv …   English World dictionary

  • Dextrorse — Dextrorsal Dex*tror sal, Dextrorse Dex trorse , a. [L. dextrorsum, contr. fr. dextrovorsum, dextroversum, toward the right side; dexter right + versus, vorsus, p. p. of vertere, vortere, to turn.] (Botany) Turning from the left to the right, in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dextrorse — adj. [L. dexter, right; vertere, to twist] An organism spirally twisting to the right; see sinistrorse …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • dextrorse — dextrorsely, adv. /dek strawrs, dek strawrs /, adj. Bot. (of a climbing plant) rising helically from right to left, as seen from outside the helix (opposed to sinistrorse). Also, dextrorsal. [1860 65; < L dextrorsum toward the right, earlier… …   Universalium

  • dextrorse — adj. turning from the left to the right in the ascending line …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dextrorse — dex·trorse …   English syllables

  • dextrorse — dex•trorse [[t]ˈdɛk strɔrs, dɛkˈstrɔrs[/t]] adj. bot twining in a clockwise direction from the base • Etymology: 1860–65; < L dextrorsum toward the right, earlier dextrōvorsum=dextrō to the right (see dexter) +vorsum, acc. of vorsus, var. of… …   From formal English to slang

  • dextrorse — /ˈdɛkstrɔs/ (say dekstraws), /dɛksˈtrɔs/ (say deks traws) adjective rising spirally from left to right (from a point of view at the centre of the spiral), as a stem (opposed to sinistrorse). Also, dextrorsal. {Latin dextrorsum towards the right}… …   Australian English dictionary

  • dextrorse —   a. (of plants) spirally turning to the right.    ♦ dextrorsal, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • dextrorse — adj. rising towards the right, esp. of a spiral stem. Etymology: L dextrorsus (as DEXTRO ) …   Useful english dictionary