acrotrophic

adjective
ac·​ro·​troph·​ic | \ ¦a-krō-¦trä-fik, -¦trō-\

Definition of acrotrophic

: having nutritive cells grouped at the apex of the follicular tube used of the ovariole of certain insects — compare polytrophic

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First Known Use of acrotrophic

1925, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for acrotrophic

acr- + -trophic

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