anatropia anatropia an·a·tro·pi·a (ān’ə-trō’pē-ə) n. See anaphoria.
anatricrotism anatricrotism an·a·tri·cro·tism (ān’ə-trī’krə-tĭz’əm, -trĭk’rə-) n. A pulse anomaly manifested by a triple beat on the ascending limb of a sphygmographic tracing. an’a·tri·crot’ic (-trī-krŏt’ĭk) adj.
(of an ovule) inverted at an early stage of growth, so that the micropyle is turned toward the funicle and the embryonic root is at the opposite end. Historical Examples Fertile flowers consisting of a single ovary tapering into a short style; stigmas 2–4, awl-shaped; ovule erect, anatropous. The Manual of the Botany of the […]
the doctrine asserting the nonexistence of a personal and immortal soul. Sanskrit, anatman. Historical Examples In the struggle they all used knives, and anatta cut his fingers so badly that when they ceased bleeding he could not close them. Hands Up; or Thirty-Five Years of Detective Life in the Mountains and on the Plains D. […]