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Definition of the adjective acrogenous

What does acrogenous mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. pertaining to flowerless plants (ferns or mosses) in which growth occurs only at the tip of the main stem

Alternative definition of the adjective acrogenous


  1. [botany] Increasing by growth from the extremity; as, an acrogenous plant.

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Google previewChamber's Encyclopedia: A dictionary of universal knowledge for the people (1878)

ACROGENOUS. PLANTS. ACROLITHS— ACT. ACT OF BANTCRTJPTCY— ACT OF PARLIAMENT. ACTS OF. and discovered many of the conditions under which both solids and fluids sound. The sounding of heated metals, when laid on ...

Google previewChambers's Encyclopaedia (1888)

A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People, with Maps and Numerous Wood Engravings

ACROGENOUS PLANTS-ACT. was even more widely known. The acrobats of antiquity appear to have closely resembled those of our own day. - ACRO' GENOUS PLANTS (Gr., growing at the summit) are plants in which the structure of the ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Entomology (2011)

adds antennal segments via acrogenous ...

Google previewThe Micrographic Dictionary (1875)

A Guide to the Examination and Investigation of the Structure and Nature of Microscopic Objects by John William Griffith, Arthur Henfrey

Fries has separated a genus Tniciiospc- hitjm, including a number of species with distinctly acrogenous spores ; this includes S. nigrum and S. geochroum of the Brit. Flora. The remainder are placed by him among the Sepedoniei, under ...

Google previewBeeton's Medical dictionary (1871)

The three groups are further characterized by the stems; those of the first being acrogenous, those of the second endogenous, and those of the third exogenous. (See Stem.) Stemless plants are said to be thallogenous, and form a distinct ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Environmental Microbiology (2003)

by Linda D. Stetzenbach, Marylynn V. Yates

acrogenous of or at the tip. acropetal characteristic of fungal conidia arranged in chains in which the youngest is located at the tip of the chain; in contrast to basipetal. Actidione cycloheximide. actinobacteria actinomycetes.

Google previewDictionary of Entomology, Plant Pathology and Nematology (1998)

by O. P. Singh, S. K. Srivastava

Acrogenous: Developing at the apical region (apex) of any structure ( conidiophore. sporophore etc.). Acropetal Gr.: Usually used for a chain of conidia, in which the youngest is at the apex. Acropleurogenous: Developing at the end on the side ...

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Scrabble value of A1C3R1O1G2E1N1O1U1S1

The value of this 10-letter word is 13 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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