Xanthoprotein means: A yellow acid substance formed by the action of hot nitric acid on albuminous or proteid matter. It is changed to a deep orange-yellow color by the addition of ammonia.
Xanthopuccine means: One of three alkaloids found in the root of the yellow puccoon (Hydrastis Canadensis). It is a yellow crystalline substance, and resembles berberine.
Xanthorhamnin means: A glucoside extracted from Persian berries as a yellow crystalline powder, used as a dyestuff.
Xanthorhiza means: A genus of shrubby ranunculaceous plants of North America, including only the species Xanthorhiza apiifolia, which has roots of a deep yellow color; yellowroot. The bark is intensely bitter, and is sometimes used as a tonic.
Xanthorhoea means: A genus of endogenous plants, native to Australia, having a thick, sometimes arborescent, stem, and long grasslike leaves. See Grass tree.
Xanthose means: An orange-yellow substance found in pigment spots of certain crabs.
Xanthosis means: The yellow discoloration often observed in cancerous tumors.
Xanthospermous means: Having yellow seeds.
Xanthous means: Yellow; specifically (Ethnol.), of or pertaining to those races of man which have yellowish, red, auburn, or brown hair.
Xanthoxylene means: A liquid hydrocarbon of the terpene series extracted from the seeds of a Japanese prickly ash (Xanthoxylum pipertium) as an aromatic oil.
Zyophyte means: Any plant of a proposed class or grand division (Zygophytes, Zygophyta, or Zygosporeae), in which reproduction consists in the union of two similar cells. Cf. Oophyte.
Zygomorphous means: Symmetrical bilaterally; -- said of organisms, or parts of organisms, capable of division into two symmetrical halves only in a single plane.
Zygomorphic means: Alt. of Zygomorphous
Zygomatic means: Of, pertaining to, or in the region of, the zygoma.
Zygoma means: The whole zygomatic arch.
Zygoma means: The zygomatic process of the temporal bone.
Zygoma means: The jugal, malar, or cheek bone.
Zygodactylous means: Yoke-footed; having the toes disposed in pairs; -- applied to birds which have two toes before and two behind, as the parrot, cuckoo, woodpecker, etc.
Zygodactylic means: Alt. of Zygodactylous
Zygodactyli means: Same as Scansores.
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