a flowerless plant growing and producing its reproductive structures at the apex only, as ferns and mosses.
acrogen, ak′ro-jen, n. a plant that grows at the top chiefly, as a tree-fern.
Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D) Various
any flowerless plant, such as a fern or moss, in which growth occurs from the tip of the main stem
acroesthesia acroesthesia ac·ro·es·the·sia (āk’rō-ěs-thē’zhə) n. Extreme hyperesthesia. Hyperesthesia of one or more of the extremities.
acrogeria acrogeria ac·ro·ger·i·a (āk’rō-jěr’ē-ə, -gēr’-) n. Congenital reduction or loss of subcutaneous fat and collagen of the hands and feet.
acrognosis acrognosis ac·rog·no·sis (āk’rəg-nō’sĭs) n. Sensory perception of the limbs.
acrokeratoelastoidosis acrokeratoelastoidosis ac·ro·ker·a·to·e·las·toi·do·sis (āk’rō-kěr’ə-tō-ĭ-lās’toi-dō’sĭs) n. An inherited disorder marked by hyperkeratotic yellow nodules on the palms and soles with disorganization of the dermal elastic fibers.