having the female reproductive organ arising from the apical cell of the stem, thereby terminating its growth, as certain liverworts.
The acrogynous Jungermanniaceae fall into a number of natural groups, which cannot, however, be followed out here.
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acrokeratosis acrokeratosis ac·ro·ker·a·to·sis (āk’rō-kěr’ə-tō’sĭs) n. Overgrowth of the horny layer of the skin, characterized usually by nodular configurations of the backs of the fingers and toes.
- Acrokeratosis verruciformis
acrokeratosis verruciformis acrokeratosis verruciformis acrokeratosis ver·ru·ci·for·mis (və-rōō’sə-fôr’mĭs) n. A dermatitis of genetic origin, characterized by warty outgrowths of the hands and feet.
the variety of language in a creole continuum that approximates most closely the standard variety of a major international language, as the English spoken in Guyana or Jamaica.
a yellow, flammable liquid, C 3 H 4 O, having a stifling odor, usually obtained by the decomposition of glycerol: used chiefly in the synthesis of commercial and pharmaceutical products. Historical Examples During the oxidation of the fats, the glycerine in them is converted to acrolein or acryl-aldehyde, which also aids the tanning. Principles and […]
a sculptured figure having the head and extremities of stone and the torso of other material. Historical Examples acrolith, ak′ro-lith, n. a statue of the earlier Greek artists having the trunk made of wood and the extremities of stone. Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D) Various noun (esp in ancient Greek sculpture) […]