Ex·sert Ex·sert·ed, a. Standing out; projecting beyond some other part; as, exsert stamens.
A small portion of the basal edge of the shell exserted. --D. H. Barnes.
Ex·sert v. t. [imp. & p. p. Exserted; p. pr. & vb. n. Exserting.] To thrust out; to protrude; as, some worms are said to exsert the proboscis.
v : thrust or extend out; "He held out his hand"; "point a
finger"; "extend a hand"; "the bee exserted its sting"
[syn: stretch out, put out, extend, hold out, stretch