a. pertaining to or affecting the extremities.

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

  • 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] * * * ac·ro·ter·ic (ak″ro terґik) pertaining to the tips or outermost parts …   Medical dictionary