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1) acro-. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...1a. Top; summit: acropetal. b. Height: acrophobia. 2a. Tip; beginning: acronym. b. Extremity of the body: acromegaly. From Greek akros, extreme. See ak- in Appendix...

2) acr-. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Variant of acro-....

3) acrosome. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...at the anterior end of a spermatozoon that produces enzymes aiding in egg penetration. acro- + -some3.acroˇsomal (-soml) -ADJECTIVE...

4) acrocephaly. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...See oxycephaly. acroˇceˇphalic (-s-falik) -ADJECTIVE...

5) acrophobia. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...An abnormal fear of high places. acroˇphobe -NOUNacroˇphobic (-fobik) -ADJECTIVE & NOUN...

6) acromelic. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Of or relating to the end of the extremities. From acro- + Greek melos, limb....

7) acrodont. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Having teeth attached to the edge of the jawbone without sockets. acr(o)- + -odont.acroˇdont -NOUN...

8) acrobat. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...2. One who changes one's viewpoint on short notice in response to the circumstances. French acrobate, from Greek akrobats : akros, high; see acro- + bainein, bat-,...

9) acromegaly. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...the extremities, face, and jaw that is caused by overactivity of the pituitary gland. French acromegalie : Greek akron, top, extremity (from neuter of akros, extreme;...

10) acrolect. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...in an area in which a creole is spoken. For example, Standard Jamaican English is the acrolect where Jamaican Creole is spoken. acro- + (dia)lect.acroˇlectal -ADJECTIVE...

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