Definition of Acrospire. Meaning of Acrospire. Synonyms of Acrospire

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Definition of Acrospire

Acrospire
Acrospire Ac"ro*spire, n. [Gr. ? + ? anything twisted.] (Bot.) The sprout at the end of a seed when it begins to germinate; the plumule in germination; -- so called from its spiral form.
Acrospire
Acrospire Ac"ro*spire, v. i. To put forth the first sprout.

Meaning of Acrospire from wikipedia

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- unlike the bare seeds of threshed wheat or rye. This protects the growing acrospire (developing plant embryo) from damage during malting, which can easily...
- starchy endosperm supplies sugars to drive the growth of roots and the acrospire. This release of amylase is considered to be the most important and sole...
- suitable for single infusion mashing. Maltsters use the length of the acrospire vs. the length of the grain to determine when the appropriate degree of...
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