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Definition of the noun acrogen

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noun - plural: acrogens

  1. any flowerless plant such as a fern (pteridophyte) or moss (bryophyte) in which growth occurs only at the tip of the main stem
    • lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
    • more generic terms: flora / plant / plant life = a living organism lacking the power of locomotion

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Google previewThe Journal of the Royal Geographical Society (1856)

by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain)

The acrogen is a curious lichen, allied to the European ...

Google previewDictionary of Geology and Mineralogy (1843)

Comprising Such Terms in Botany, Chemistry, Comparative Anatomy, Conchology, Entomology, Palaeontology, Zoology, and Other Branches of Natural History, as are Connected with the Study of Geology by William Humble

An acrogen is a cylindrical plant growing at its point only, ...

Google previewHughes's Science Readers (1884)

by A. Newsholme

Acrogen means a point- grower — that is, a plant which grows only in height, not in width. This property is especially characteristic of ferns, and a few allied plants, all of which are flowerless.

Google previewFirst lessons in geology: with a special article on the toadstones of Derbyshire (1857)

by William Adam

Acrogens : From a* pos and 7ivvaw. An acrogen is a cylindrical plant, growing at its point only, and never augmenting in thickness when once formed. Aerolite : From ir,p and XiOoi, ...

Google previewThe Journal of the Royal Geographical Society ... (1856)

The acrogen is a curious lichen, allied to the European L. cauinus ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica ... (1898)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General Literature ... in Thirty Volumes with New American Supplement

The term Acrogen means summit-grower, that is, a plant in which the stem increases specially by the summit. This is not, however, strictly accurate. ACROLITH (äkpóA6ot), statues of a transition period in the history of plastic art, in which the ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1895)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature by Thomas Spencer Baynes

The term Acrogen means summitgrower, that is, a plant in which the stem increases specially by the summit. ' is not, however, strictly accurate. ACROLITH ( dxpo.\k7ot), statues of a transition period in the history of plastic art, in which the trunk ...

Google previewThe Encyclopædia Britannica (1878)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature by Thomas Spencer Baynes

The term Acrogen means summit-grower, that is, a plant in which the stem increases specially by the summit. This is not, however, strictly accurate. ACROLITH (dxpéhrdor), statues of a transition period in the history of plastic art, in which the ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica0 (1875)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature. A - Ana. 1

The term Acrogen means summit-grower, that is, a plant in which the stem increases specially by the summit. This is not, however, strictly accurate. ACROLITH (dxpóAubot), statues of a transition period in the history of plastic art, in which the ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Litterature (1875)

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The term Acrogen means summit-grower, that is, a plant in which the stem increases specially by the summit. This is not, however, strictly accurate. ACROLITH (äkpóA1601), statues of a transition period in the history of plastic art, in which the ...

Google previewDictionary of Developmental Biology and Embryology (2012)

by Frank J. Dye

acrogen a nonflowering plant that grows only at the apex, as in a fern. acron the ...

Google previewThe American Phonographic Dictionary: Exhibiting the Correct and Actual Shorthand Forms for All the Useful Words of the English Language, about Fifty Thousand in Number and in Addition, Many Foreign Terms (1891)

Also the Best Shorthand Forms for Two Thousand Geographical Names, and as Many Family, Personal and Noted Fictitious Names

Acrobatic Acrogen Acrogenous Acronycal Across j Acrostic) Acrostical-ly Act- ed ) Acting) Actinic Actinism Action-able 2s_ Active-ly "Лу. Activahess) Mw/Hy ) Acte-tress АЖиаМу _...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Art of Printing (1841)

by William Savage

Acrogen, a plant which grows at its end only, without increasing in diameter, as ferns, and all flowerless plants. Aculeatc, covered with ...

Google previewBlackie’s Dictionary of Biology (2000)

by Blackie

Acrogen Acromegaly is a rare condition caused by unregulated production of growth hormone in the body. The cause of the increased growth hormone release is usually a benign tumor of the pituitary gland. Its symptoms are enlargement of ...

Google previewA Stem Dictionary of the English Language (1890)

For Use in Elementary Schools by John Kennedy

acrogen (a • The English language In familiar speech consists mainly of words of Anglo- Saxon origin. But of the words constituting ...

Google previewChamber's Condensed Encyclopedia (1895)

A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People ... by D. T. Stuart

Acrogen, jen.

Google previewEncyclopaedic Dictionary of Biotechnology (2005)

Acrogen ...

Google previewIconographic encyclopaedia of science, literature, and art (1851)

Although the acrogen is said to grow only from the top, yet, strictly speaking, there is a slight increase in diameter, ...

Google previewOxford American Large Print Dictionary (2008)

by Oxford University Press

growth: endogen | exogen | acrogen. gen•der /ejend/r/ n. 1 a grammatical classification corresponding to the two sexes and sexlessness. b each of these classes of nouns. 2 a person's sex. gene /jNn/ n. unit of heredity composed of DNA ...

Google previewAdvanced Dictionary

acrogen, a.bot. (sfaitiR) - to produce. - shoulder. acromion, n. acronycal, a. (3T*!ft*rt) - a type of star. (<TRT). acronym, n. - word formed from the initial letters of a name, acropolis, n. (3T*1ift(d«) - polis, a city. acros'tic, 'n. (arertfeg.) ...

Google previewChambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D)

by Various

Acrogen ...

Google previewPansegrouw's Crossword Dictionary (1994)

by Louisa Pansegrouw

leotard, maillot, tights acrobat's net trampoline acrobat's spring trampoline acrobat's swing trapeze acrogen cryptogam acrolith caryatic, statue acromegaly giantism acrophobia altophobia acropolis 11 activity acropolis cadmea, citadel, fort, ...

Google previewNew Comprehensive A-Z Crossword Dictionary (1996)

by Edy G. Schaffer

TIGHTS LEOTARD, FLESHINGS acrogen FERN acrolith STATUE acropolis ...

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Video shows what acrogen means. any flowerless plant whose growth takes place at the tip of the main stem, especially the cryptogam ferns. acrogen ...

Scrabble value of A1C3R1O1G2E1N1

The value of this 7-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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