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from The Century Dictionary.

  • Increasing by growth at the summit or by terminal buds only, as the ferns and mosses; of the nature of or pertaining to acrogens.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Bot.) Increasing by growth from the extremity.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective botany Increasing by growth from the extremity.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective pertaining to flowerless plants (ferns or mosses) in which growth occurs only at the tip of the main stem

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