American College of Veterinary Surgeons
acwa American Clean Water Association
a suffix of nouns of quality, state, office, etc., many of which accompany adjectives in -acious or nouns or adjectives in -ate: fallacy; papacy; legacy; delicacy; piracy.
acyanotic acyanotic a·cy·a·not·ic (ā-sī’ə-nŏt’ĭk) adj. Characterized by the absence of cyanosis.
not : an acyclic flower; acyclic compounds. Chemistry. of or relating to a compound that does not contain a closed chain or ring of atoms (contrasted with ). Historical Examples In acyclic flowers there is often a gradual transition from petals to stamens, as in the white water-lily (fig. 31). Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume […]