Meaning of acrogenous in English:

acrogenous

adjective

Mycology
  • Especially of a fungal spore or conidium: borne at the tip of a hypha or conidiophore.

Pronunciation

acrogenous

/əˈkrɒdʒɪnəs/ /əˈkrɒdʒ(ə)nəs/

Origin

Mid 19th century (in an earlier sense). From acrogen + -ous; compare -genous.