acroteric
Relating to the extreme peripheral or apical parts, such as the tips of fingers and toes, the end of the nose. [G. akroterion, the topmost point]

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ac·ro·ter·ic (ak″ro-terґik) pertaining to the tips or outermost parts.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • acroteric — adj. [Gr. akros, tip; terion, place for] Relating to or affecting the extremities …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • acroteric —   a. pertaining to or affecting the extremities …   Dictionary of difficult words

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