Acrogenous
Acrogenous Ac*rog"e*nous, a. (Bot.) Increasing by growth from the extremity; as, an acrogenous plant. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • acrogenous — adjective Increasing by growth from the extremity; as, an acrogenous plant …   Wiktionary

  • acrogenous — Denoting conida of fungi produced by the conidiogenous cell at the tip of a conidiophore. [acro + G. genos, birth] * * * acrog·e·nous (ə krojґə nəs) produced at the apex of a conidiophore; said of conidia …   Medical dictionary

  • acrogenous — acrog·e·nous …   English syllables

  • acrogenous — adjective pertaining to flowerless plants (ferns or mosses) in which growth occurs only at the tip of the main stem • Syn: ↑acrogenic • Pertains to noun: ↑acrogen, ↑acrogen (for: ↑acrogenic) • Derivationally related forms …   Useful english dictionary

  • acrogenic — adjective pertaining to flowerless plants (ferns or mosses) in which growth occurs only at the tip of the main stem • Syn: ↑acrogenous • Pertains to noun: ↑acrogen (for: ↑acrogenous), ↑acrogen • Derivationally related forms …   Useful english dictionary

  • ac|ro|gen|ic — «AK ruh JEHN ihk», adjective. = acrogenous. (Cf. ↑acrogenous) …   Useful english dictionary

  • acrogenic — adj. 1. 1 pertaining to acrogens, flowerless plants (ferns or mosses) in which growth occurs only at the tip of the main stem. Syn: acrogenous [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • acrogen — acrogenic /ak reuh jen ik/, acrogenous /euh kroj euh neuhs/, adj. acrogenously, adv. /ak reuh jeuhn, jen /, n. Bot. a flowerless plant growing and producing its reproductive structures at the apex only, as ferns and mosses. [1835 45; ACRO + GEN]… …   Universalium

  • acrogen — /ˈækrədʒən/ (say akruhjuhn) noun a plant having no proper flowers but a growing point at the end of its perennial stems, as a fern or moss. {acro + gen} –acrogenic /ækrəˈgɛnɪk/ (say akruh genik), acrogenous /əˈkrɒdʒənəs/ (say uh krojuhnuhs),… …   Australian English dictionary

  • acrogen —   n. Botany, any flowerless plant where growth takes place at the tip of the main stem.    ♦ acrogenous, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”