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Definition of the adjective acrogenous
What does acrogenous mean as an attribute of a noun?
- 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
- [botany] Increasing by growth from the extremity; as, an acrogenous plant.
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ACROGENOUS. PLANTS. ACEOLITHS— ACT. ACT OF BANKRUPTCY— 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 cold ...
Chambers'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 ...
Beeton's Medical dictionary (1871)
by Samuel Orchart Beeton
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 ...
The Micrographic Dictionary (1875)
A Guide to the Examination and Investigation of the Structure and Nature of Microscopic Objects by John William Griffith, Arthur Henfrey
— The name applied to the acrogenous spores produced in groups, mostly of a definite number, more frequently of four, on the hymenium of many Fungi, the term basidium ( sporophore, Berk.) ...
A Dictionary of Entomology (2011)
adds antennal segments via acrogenous ...
by Clive Upton, William A. Kretzschmar, Jr.
n, -Z acrogenous BR o'krodon as AM o'kradyonos acrolect BR'akrolakt , ...
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 ...
by Sunil Patel
Acrid Acrogenous Acropetal Acropleurogenos ACS ACT ACTH Actin Actinobacteria Actinomycete. Acquired enamel pellicle Acquired immunity Acromioclavicular joint. Anterior clavicular line. Alert, cooperative, oriented. Acyl carrier protein.
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.
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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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