Definition of acrogenous in English:

acrogenous

adjective

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

Origin

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

Pronunciation:

acrogenous

/əˈkrɒdʒɪnəs//əˈkrɒdʒ(ə)nəs/