Definition of Acrogenic

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

Exact synonyms: Acrogenous
Partainyms: Acrogen, Acrogen
Derivative terms: Acrogen



Definition of Acrogenic

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Acrogenic

acrodermatosis
acrodont
acrodonts
acrodynia
acrodynic
acrodynic erythema
acrodysesthesia
acrodysostosis
acrodysplasia
acroedema
acroesthesia
acrofacial
acrofacial dysostosis
acrofacial syndrome
acrogen
acrogenic (current term)
acrogenous
acrogens
acrognosis
acrogynous
acrohyperhidrosis
acrokeratoelastoidosis
acrokeratosis verruciformis
acrokinesia
acrokinesis
acrolect
acrolectal
acrolectally

Literary usage of Acrogenic

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1. The Microscope: Its History, Construction, and Applications: Being a by Jabez Hogg (1887)
"... are arranged in longitudinal rows; but in the acrogenic, or scalariform, in which the vessels are generally angular, and present distinct facets, ..."

2. The Testimony of the Rocks: Or, Geology in Its Bearings on the Two by Hugh Miller (1871)
"... the oldest yet known, consist chiefly of spore-like bodies, which belonged, says Dr Hooker, to Lycopodiaceae,—an order of the second or acrogenic class. ..."

3. Journal of the Transactions of the Victoria Institute, Or Philosophical by Victoria Institute (Great Britain) (1885)
"acrogenic stems became endogenic, and some of these changed themselves into exogenic, and thus throughout the long vista of geological ages plants produced ..."

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