acrogynous

[uh-kroj-uh-nuh s]
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adjective Botany.

having the female reproductive organ arising from the apical cell of the stem, thereby terminating its growth, as certain liverworts.

Nearby words

  1. acroesthesia,
  2. acrogen,
  3. acrogenic,
  4. acrogenous,
  5. acrogeria,
  6. acrokeratoelastoidosis,
  7. acrokeratosis,
  8. acrokeratosis verruciformis,
  9. acrolect,
  10. acrolein

Compare anacrogynous.

Origin of acrogynous


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