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Meaning of Xanthidium

Xanthidium means: A genus of minute unicellular algae of the desmids. These algae have a rounded shape and are armed with glochidiate or branched aculei. Several species occur in ditches, and others are found fossil in flint or hornstone.

Meaning of Xanthin

Xanthin means: A crystalline nitrogenous body closely related to both uric acid and hypoxanthin, present in muscle tissue, and occasionally found in the urine and in some urinary calculi. It is also present in guano. So called from the yellow color of certain of its salts (nitrates).

Meaning of Xanthin

Xanthin means: A yellow insoluble coloring matter extracted from yellow flowers; specifically, the coloring matter of madder.

Meaning of Xanthin

Xanthin means: One of the gaseous or volatile decomposition products of the xanthates, and probably identical with carbon disulphide.

Meaning of Xanthinine

Xanthinine means: A complex nitrogenous substance related to urea and uric acid, produced as a white powder; -- so called because it forms yellow salts, and because its solution forms a blue fluorescence like quinine.

Meaning of Xanthium

Xanthium means: A genus of composite plants in which the scales of the involucre are united so as to form a kind of bur; cocklebur; clotbur.

Meaning of Xantho-

Xantho- means: A combining form from Gr. xanqo`s yellow; as in xanthocobaltic salts. Used also adjectively in chemistry.

Meaning of Xanthocarpous

Xanthocarpous means: Having yellow fruit.

Meaning of Xanthochroi

Xanthochroi means: A division of the Caucasian races, comprising the lighter-colored members.

Meaning of Xanthochroic

Xanthochroic means: Having a yellowish or fair complexion; of or pertaining to the Xanthochroi.

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Meaning of Zymometer

Zymometer means: Alt. of Zymosimeter

Meaning of Zymome

Zymome means: A glutinous substance, insoluble in alcohol, resembling legumin; -- now called vegetable fibrin, vegetable albumin, or gluten casein.

Meaning of Zymology

Zymology means: A treatise on the fermentation of liquors, or the doctrine of fermentation.

Meaning of Zymologist

Zymologist means: One who is skilled in zymology, or in the fermentation of liquors.

Meaning of Zymological

Zymological means: Of or pertaining to zymology.

Meaning of Zymologic

Zymologic means: Alt. of Zymological

Meaning of Zymogenic

Zymogenic means: Capable of producing a definite zymogen or ferment.

Meaning of Zymogenic

Zymogenic means: Pertaining to, or formed by, a zymogene.

Meaning of Zymogene

Zymogene means: One of a physiological group of globular bacteria which produces fermentations of diverse nature; -- distinguished from pathogene.

Meaning of Zymogen

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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