another term for spinous
acanthrocyte acanthrocyte a·can·thro·cyte (ə-kān’thrə-sīt’) n. See acanthocyte.
acanthrocytosis acanthrocytosis a·can·thro·cy·to·sis (ə-kān’thrə-sī-tō’sĭs) n. See acanthocytosis.
- Acanthus family
the plant family Acanthaceae, typified by tropical herbaceous plants and shrubs having simple opposite leaves, clusters of tubular bracted flowers, and seeds sometimes dispersed by exploding fruit, including the acanthus, caricature, and shrimp plant.
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a deficiency of carbon dioxide in the blood and tissues. acapnia a·cap·ni·a (ā-kāp’nē-ə) n. A condition marked by the presence of less than the normal amount of carbon dioxide in the blood and tissues.