Words starting with q

Words and definitions

Meaning of Quadrennially

Quadrennially means: Once in four years.

Meaning of Quadrennium

Quadrennium means: A space or period of four years.

Meaning of Quadri-

Quadri- means: A combining form meaning four, four times, fourfold; as, quadricapsular, having four capsules.

Meaning of Quadribasic

Quadribasic means: Same as Tetrabasic.

Meaning of Quadrible

Quadrible means: Quadrable.

Meaning of Quadric

Quadric means: Of or pertaining to the second degree.

Meaning of Quadric

Quadric means: A quantic of the second degree. See Quantic.

Meaning of Quadric

Quadric means: A surface whose equation in three variables is of the second degree. Spheres, spheroids, ellipsoids, paraboloids, hyperboloids, also cones and cylinders with circular bases, are quadrics.

Meaning of Quadricapsular

Quadricapsular means: Having four capsules.

Meaning of Quadriceps

Quadriceps means: The great extensor muscle of the knee, divided above into four parts which unite in a single tendon at the knee.

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Meaning of Zootrophic

Zootrophic means: Of or pertaining to the nourishment of animals.

Meaning of Zootomy

Zootomy means: The dissection or the anatomy of animals; -- distinguished from androtomy.

Meaning of Zootomist

Zootomist means: One who dissects animals, or is skilled in zootomy.

Meaning of Zootomical

Zootomical means: Of or pertaining to zootomy.

Meaning of Zootic

Zootic means: Containing the remains of organized bodies; -- said of rock or soil.

Meaning of Zoosporic

Zoosporic means: Of or pertaining to zoospores; of the nature of zoospores.

Meaning of Zoospore

Zoospore means: See Swarmspore.

Meaning of Zoospore

Zoospore means: A spore provided with one or more slender cilia, by the vibration of which it swims in the water. Zoospores are produced by many green, and by some olive-brown, algae. In certain species they are divided into the larger macrozoospores and the smaller microzoospores. Called also sporozoid, and swarmspore.

Meaning of Zoosporangium

Zoosporangium means: A spore, or conceptacle containing zoospores.

Meaning of -sporangia

-sporangia means: of Zoosporangium

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