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(Botany) any flowerless plant, such as a fern or moss, in which growth occurs from the tip of the main stem
[C19: from acro- + Greek genēs born; see -gen]
acrogenic, acrogenous adj
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|Noun||1.||acrogen - any flowerless plant such as a fern (pteridophyte) or moss (bryophyte) in which growth occurs only at the tip of the main stem|
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