anacrogynous

adjective
an·​a·​crog·​y·​nous | \ ¦anə¦kräjənəs \

Definition of anacrogynous

1 : having the archegonia arising below the apex of the stem and not involving the apical cell
2 : having indeterminate growth of the gametophyte

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First Known Use of anacrogynous

circa 1887, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for anacrogynous

International Scientific Vocabulary an- + acrogynous

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The first known use of anacrogynous was circa 1887

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“Anacrogynous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anacrogynous. Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

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