acr-

combining form

Definition of acr-

  1. 1 :  beginning :  end :  tip <acronym>

  2. 2 a :  top :  peak :  summit <acropetal> b :  height <acrophobia>

Variants of acr-

or

acro-

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

Medical Definition of acr-

  1. 1:  top :  peak :  summit <acrocephaly>

  2. 2:  height <acrophobia>

  3. 3:  extremity of the body <acrocyanosis>

Variants of acr-

or

acro-


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