a combining form with the meanings “height,” “tip end,” “extremities of the body,” used in the formation of compound words:
acro’s has been overlaid by other commentators until the ident-ty of his work is lost.
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denoting something at a height, summit, top, tip, beginning, or end: acropolis, acrogen
denoting an extremity of the human body: acromegaly
word-forming element meaning “highest, topmost, at the extremities,” before vowels, acr-, from greek akro- “pertaining to an end, extreme,” comb. form of akros “at the end, at the top” (see acrid).
acro- or acr-
top; summit; height: acrophobia.
tip; beginning: acrosome.
extremity of the body: acroparalysis.
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acroagnosis acroagnosis ac·ro·ag·no·sis (āk’rō-āg-nō’sĭs) n. absence of sensory perception of the limbs.
acroataxia acroataxia ac·ro·a·tax·i·a (āk’rō-ə-tāk’sē-ə) n. ataxia affecting the hands, fingers, feet, and toes.
acroanesthesia acroanesthesia ac·ro·an·es·the·sia (āk’rō-ān’ĭs-thē’zhə) n. loss of sensation in one or more of the extremities.
of, relating to, or like an or . having the good balance, agility, and coordination of an . contemporary examples steele was polished and acrobatic in his attempts to address the entire ballroom from his seat on the far end of the dais. the race to run the gop gets even more ridiculous ana marie […]
(used with a plural verb) the feats of an ; gymnastics. (used with a singular verb) the art or practice of feats. (used with a plural verb) something performed with remarkable agility and ease: the verbal acrobatics of a habitual liar. contemporary examples he has no use for the mind-numbing bloat of ringling brothers nor […]