Words starting with ker

Words and definitions

Meaning of Keramic

Keramic means: Same as Ceramic.

Meaning of Keramics

Keramics means: Same as Ceramics.

Meaning of Keramographic

Keramographic means: Suitable to be written upon; capable of being written upon, as a slate; -- said especially of a certain kind of globe.

Meaning of Kerana

Kerana means: A kind of long trumpet, used among the Persians.

Meaning of Kerargyrite

Kerargyrite means: See Cerargyrite.

Meaning of Kerasin

Kerasin means: A nitrogenous substance free from phosphorus, supposed to be present in the brain; a body closely related to cerebrin.

Meaning of Kerasine

Kerasine means: Resembling horn; horny; corneous.

Meaning of Keratin

Keratin means: A nitrogenous substance, or mixture of substances, containing sulphur in a loose state of combination, and forming the chemical basis of epidermal tissues, such as horn, hair, feathers, and the like. It is an insoluble substance, and, unlike elastin, is not dissolved even by gastric or pancreatic juice. By decomposition with sulphuric acid it yields leucin and tyrosin, as does albumin. Called also epidermose.

Meaning of Keratitis

Keratitis means: Inflammation of the cornea.

Meaning of Keratode

Keratode means: See Keratose.

Words and definitions

Meaning of Zythum

Zythum means: A kind of ancient malt beverage; a liquor made from malt and wheat.

Meaning of Zythepsary

Zythepsary means: A brewery.

Meaning of Zythem

Zythem means: See Zythum.

Meaning of Zymotic

Zymotic means: Designating, or pertaining to, a certain class of diseases. See Zymotic disease, below.

Meaning of Zymotic

Zymotic means: Of, pertaining to, or caused by, fermentation.

Meaning of Zymosis

Zymosis means: A zymotic disease.

Meaning of Zymosis

Zymosis means: A fermentation; hence, an analogous process by which an infectious disease is believed to be developed.

Meaning of Zymose

Zymose means: Invertin.

Meaning of Zymophyte

Zymophyte means: A bacteroid ferment.

Meaning of Zymosimeter

Zymosimeter means: An instrument for ascertaining the degree of fermentation occasioned by the mixture of different liquids, and the degree of heat which they acquire in fermentation.

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