Definition of acrasin in English:

acrasin

noun

Biology
  • Any of a group of substances secreted by the cells of some slime moulds which act as an attractant for them and causes their aggregation.

Origin

1940s. From scientific Latin Acrasis, name of a genus of slime moulds + -in.

Pronunciation:

acrasin

/ˈakrəsɪn/