acrostichal

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adjective acros·ti·chal \ə-ˈkrȯ-sti-kəl, -ˈkrä-\

Definition of acrostichal

  1. :  situated in the highest rank or row —used of certain bristles on the mesonotum of muscoid flies

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Origin and Etymology of acrostichal

acr- + -stich + -al


First Known Use: 1879


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