Definitions for: Retrorse

[adj] (biology) bent or curved backward or downward; "leaves with retrorse barbs"

Webster (1913) Definition: Re*trorse", a. [L. retrorsus, retroversus; retro back
+ vertere, versum, to turn. Cf. Retrovert.]
Bent backward or downward. -- Re*trorse"ly, adv.

Synonyms: decurved

Antonyms: antrorse

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