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anacrogynous

[ an-uh-kroj-uh-nuh s ]
/ ˌæn əˈkrɒdʒ ə nəs /

adjective Botany.

having the female sex organs arising from any cell below the apex of the stem, thereby not terminating its growth, as certain liverworts.

Nearby words

anacostia, anacostia river, anacoustic, anacreon, anacreontic, anacrogynous, anacrotic, anacrotic pulse, anacrotism, anacrusis, anacusis
Compare acrogynous.

Origin of anacrogynous

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