acrogenous

adjective
acrog·e·nous | \ ə-ˈkrä-jə-nəs , a- \
variants: or less commonly acrogenic \¦a-krə-¦je-nik \

Definition of acrogenous 

1 : increasing by growth from the summit or apex

2 [ acrogen + -ous or -ic ] : relating to an acrogen

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Other words from acrogenous

acrogenously adverb

First Known Use of acrogenous

1838, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for acrogenous

acr- + -genous, -genic

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