Quack means: To make vain and loud pretensions; to boast.
Quack means: To act the part of a quack, or pretender.
Quack means: The cry of the duck, or a sound in imitation of it; a hoarse, quacking noise.
Quack means: A boastful pretender to medical skill; an empiric; an ignorant practitioner.
Quack means: Hence, one who boastfully pretends to skill or knowledge of any kind not possessed; a charlatan.
Quack means: Pertaining to or characterized by, boasting and pretension; used by quacks; pretending to cure diseases; as, a quack medicine; a quack doctor.
Quackeries means: of Quackery
Quackery means: The acts, arts, or boastful pretensions of a quack; false pretensions to any art; empiricism.
Quack grass means: See Quitch grass.
Quackish means: Like a quack; boasting; characterized by quackery.
Zymometer means: Alt. of Zymosimeter
Zymome means: A glutinous substance, insoluble in alcohol, resembling legumin; -- now called vegetable fibrin, vegetable albumin, or gluten casein.
Zymology means: A treatise on the fermentation of liquors, or the doctrine of fermentation.
Zymologist means: One who is skilled in zymology, or in the fermentation of liquors.
Zymological means: Of or pertaining to zymology.
Zymologic means: Alt. of Zymological
Zymogenic means: Capable of producing a definite zymogen or ferment.
Zymogenic means: Pertaining to, or formed by, a zymogene.
Zymogene means: One of a physiological group of globular bacteria which produces fermentations of diverse nature; -- distinguished from pathogene.
Zymogen means: A mother substance, or antecedent, of an enzyme or chemical ferment; -- applied to such substances as, not being themselves actual ferments, may by internal changes give rise to a ferment.
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