Ex*cur"rent (?), a. [L. excurrens, p. p. of excurrere, excursum, to run out; ex out + currere to run. See Current.]

1.

Running or flowing out

; as: Bot.

Running or extending out; as, an excurrent midrib, one which projects beyond the apex of a leaf; an excurrent steam or trunk, one which continues to the top

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2. Zool

Characterized by a current which flows outward; as, an excurrent orifice or tube.

 

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