Noun Acron Definition and Examples


Noun:

Acron

Pronunciation:

/ˈakrɒn//ˈakr(ə)n/

Definition:
1.

noun

In an arthropod: the unsegmented region at the anterior end of the body; specifically the prostomial region of an arthropod embryo.


    noun

    1. the unsegmented, preoral portion of the body of an arthropod.

    Origin:
    Early 20th century; earliest use found in Journal of the Royal Microscopical Society. From French acron from ancient Greek ἄκρον extremity, use as noun of neuter of ἄκρος highest, topmost.

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