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Acron, son of Xenon, was an eminent Greek physician born at Agrigentum. His exact date is not known; but, as he is mentioned as being contemporary with Empedocles, who died about the beginning of the Peloponnesian War, he must have lived in the fifth century BC. From Sicily he went to Athens and there opened a philosophical school.

  • profession: Physician

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  1. Acron [sic] was a town in eastern Lake County, Florida, established during the late 19th century, near Sorrento. It is best known as the town where Flora Call and Elias Disney, the parents of Walt Disney, and Roy O. Disney lived for a short time after they were married in nearby Kismet on New Year's Day, 1888. The location, probably at or near 29°0.1'N 81°31.2'W which is just northeast of Lake Akron, is about forty miles due north of what is now the Walt Disney World Resort. Acron is now a ghost town.
  2. ACRON is an Aviation waypoint.

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  1. Acron a.k.a. Acron Group is a Russian group of interrelated companies and one of the leading global mineral fertilizer producers in the world.
  2. Acron: acron* is a brand of FARASSOO USA Inc. Its products range from keyboard, Mice, Notebook & PC accessories.

Phrases with Acron

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Google previewDirectory of Diseases and Cures in Homoeopathy (2000)

by R. L. Gupta

For example, acromegaly (acron means extremity) is the enlargement of the hands or increase in the size of the 554 Directory of Diseases and Cures Masturbation Maxilla Lymph ...

Google previewOsborne's London and Birmingham Railway Guide, illustrated with ... engravings and maps (1840)

by Edward Cornelius OSBORNE (and OSBORNE (W.) of Birmingham.), W. OSBORNE (of Birmingham.)

Acron is a village about two miles to the west of the line; the name is of Saxon origin, the word Ac signifying oak, and ion a town : the neighbourhood is said to have been once the site of extensive oak forests, and a portion of it still retains the ...

Google previewPrinciples of Development (2011)

by Lewis Wolpert, Cheryll Tickle

The acron is a specialized structure associated with the most anterior region of the Drosophila embryo. The acrosomal reaction is the release of enzymes and other proteins from the acrosomal vesicle or acrosome of the sperm head that ...

Google previewEncyclopædia metropolitana; or, Universal dictionary of knowledge, ed. by E. Smedley, Hugh J. Rose and Henry J. Rose. [With] Plates (1845)

by Edward Smedley

Great Acron is a kind of a republic farther inland. ACRONICAL, Achronycal, or Achronical, a term applied to the rising of a star, after sun-set. See Astronomy, Div . ii. ACROPOLIS, in Ancient Geography, the citadel of Athens, built on an ...

Google previewEncyclopædia Metropolitana; Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge ... (1845)

Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose

Great Acron is a kind of republic farther inland. ACRONICAL, Achronycal, or Achronical.s term applied to the rising of a star after sun-set. See Astronomy, Div. ii. ACROPOLIS, in Ancient Geography, the citadel of Athens, built on an eminence ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana; Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge on an Original Plan Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings Edited by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose (1845)

Miscellaneous and lexicographical, vol. 1

GREAT ACRON is a kind of republic farther inland. ACRONIC AL, ACHRONYCAL, or Acnnonrcsn, a term applied to the rising of a. star after sun-set . See AsTnoNOMY, Div. ii. ACROPOLIS, in Ancient Geography, the citadel of Athens, built on ...

Google previewAn Etymological Dictionary of the English Language (1840)

by John Oswald, John Miller Keagy

• , $acron'ic ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Entomology (2008)

by John L. Capinera

Acron. A preoral, unsegmented portion of the body, anterior to the first true body segment. This is also known as the prostomium. Acrosternite. The narrow marginal region at the anterior edge of a sternite. It appears to be the posterior edge of ...

Google previewA Genealogical and Heraldic Dictionary of the Landed Gentry of Great Britain and Ireland (1862)

by Sir Bernard Burke

AcroN, EDwARD-FARRER, Esq. of Gatacre Park, co.

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