acr-

combining form
variants: or

acro-

Definition of acr-

  1. 1 :  beginning :  end :  tip acronym

  2. 2a :  top :  peak :  summit acropetalb :  height acrophobia

Origin and Etymology of acr-

Middle French or Greek; Middle French acro-, from Greek akr-, akro-, from akros topmost, extreme; akin to Greek akmē point — more at edge


Medical Dictionary

acr-

combining form
variants: or

acro-

Medical Definition of acr-

  1. 1:  top :  peak :  summit acrocephaly

  2. 2:  height acrophobia

  3. 3:  extremity of the body acrocyanosis


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