Words starting with x

Words and definitions

Meaning of Xanthodontous

Xanthodontous means: Having yellow teeth.

Meaning of Xanthogen

Xanthogen means: The hypothetical radical supposed to be characteristic of xanthic acid.

Meaning of Xanthogen

Xanthogen means: Persulphocyanogen.

Meaning of Xanthogenate

Xanthogenate means: A salt of xanthic acid.

Meaning of Xanthogenic

Xanthogenic means: Producing a yellow color or compound; xanthic. See Xanthic acid, under Xanthic.

Meaning of Xanthoma

Xanthoma means: A skin disease marked by the development or irregular yellowish patches upon the skin, especially upon the eyelids; -- called also xanthelasma.

Meaning of Xanthophane

Xanthophane means: The yellow pigment present in the inner segments of the retina in animals. See Chromophane.

Meaning of Xanthophyll

Xanthophyll means: A yellow coloring matter found in yellow autumn leaves, and also produced artificially from chlorophyll; -- formerly called also phylloxanthin.

Meaning of Xanthopous

Xanthopous means: Having a yellow stipe, or stem.

Meaning of Xanthoproteic

Xanthoproteic means: Pertaining to, or derived from, xanthoprotein; showing the characters of xanthoprotein; as, xanthoproteic acid; the xanthoproteic reaction for albumin.

Words and definitions

Meaning of Zymic

Zymic means: Pertaining to, or produced by, fermentation; -- formerly, by confusion, used to designate lactic acid.

Meaning of Zyme

Zyme means: The morbific principle of a zymotic disease.

Meaning of Zyme

Zyme means: A ferment.

Meaning of Zymase

Zymase means: A soluble ferment, or enzyme. See Enzyme.

Meaning of Zylonite

Zylonite means: Celluloid.

Meaning of Zygospore

Zygospore means: A spore formed by the union of several zoospores; -- called also zygozoospore.

Meaning of Zygospore

Zygospore means: Same as Zygosperm.

Meaning of Zygosphene

Zygosphene means: A median process on the front part of the neural arch of the vertebrae of most snakes and some lizards, which fits into a fossa, called the zygantrum, on the back part of the arch in front.

Meaning of Zygosperm

Zygosperm means: A spore formed by the union of the contents of two similar cells, either of the same or of distinct individual plants. Zygosperms are found in certain orders of algae and fungi.

Meaning of Zygosis

Zygosis means: Same as Conjugation.

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