Latin exsertus, past participle of exserere (“to stretch out or forth”). See exert.
exsert (third-person singular simple present exserts, present participle exserting, simple past and past participle exserted)
- (transitive) To thrust out; to cause to protrude.
- Some worms are said to exsert the proboscis.
exsert (comparative more exsert, superlative most exsert)
- Standing out; projecting beyond some other part.
- exsert stamens