How to use Raphe in a sentence
The levatores ani have been separated along the median raphe, and drawn outwards.
There are five, or sometimes fewer, carpels, which unite to form an ovary with as many chambers, in each of which are one or two, rarely more, pendulous anatropous ovules, attached to the central column in such a way that the micropyle points outwards and the raphe is turned towards the placenta.
Then if a second integument be formed it covers all the free part of the ovule, but does not form on the side to which the raphe is adherent.
The connexion between the base of the ovule and the base of the nucellus is kept up by means of the raphe r.Advertisement