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a·chenealso a·kene (ā-kēn′)
A small, dry, indehiscent one-seeded fruit with a thin wall, as in a sunflower.
[New Latin achēnium : Greek a-, without; see a-1 + Greek khainein, to yawn.]
a·che′ni·al (-nē-əl) adj.
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|Adj.||1.||achenial - pertaining to dry one-seeded indehiscent fruit|
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