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Meaning of Lactose

Lactose means: See Galactose.

Meaning of Lactuca

Lactuca means: A genus of composite herbs, several of which are cultivated foe salad; lettuce.

Meaning of Lactucarium

Lactucarium means: The inspissated juice of the common lettuce, sometimes used as a substitute for opium.

Meaning of Lactucic

Lactucic means: Pertaining to, or derived from, the juice of the Lactuca virosa; -- said of certain acids.

Meaning of Lactucin

Lactucin means: A white, crystalline substance, having a bitter taste and a neutral reaction, and forming one of the essential ingredients of lactucarium.

Meaning of Lactucone

Lactucone means: A white, crystalline, tasteless substance, found in the milky sap of species of Lactuca, and constituting an essential ingredient of lactucarium.

Meaning of Lacturamic

Lacturamic means: Pertaining to, or designating, an organic amido acid, which is regarded as a derivative of lactic acid and urea.

Meaning of Lactyl

Lactyl means: An organic residue or radical derived from lactic acid.

Meaning of Lacunae

Lacunae means: of Lacuna

Meaning of Lacunas

Lacunas means: of Lacuna

Words and definitions

Meaning of Zeolitic

Zeolitic means: Of or pertaining to a zeolite; consisting of, or resembling, a zeolite.

Meaning of Zeolite

Zeolite means: A term now used to designate any one of a family of minerals, hydrous silicates of alumina, with lime, soda, potash, or rarely baryta. Here are included natrolite, stilbite, analcime, chabazite, thomsonite, heulandite, and others. These species occur of secondary origin in the cavities of amygdaloid, basalt, and lava, also, less frequently, in granite and gneiss. So called because many of these species intumesce before the blowpipe.

Meaning of Zenithal

Zenithal means: Of or pertaining to the zenith.

Meaning of Zenith

Zenith means: hence, figuratively, the point of culmination; the greatest height; the height of success or prosperity.

Meaning of Zenith

Zenith means: That point in the visible celestial hemisphere which is vertical to the spectator; the point of the heavens directly overhead; -- opposed to nadir.

Meaning of Zenik

Zenik means: See Zenick.

Meaning of Zenick

Zenick means: A South African burrowing mammal (Suricata tetradactyla), allied to the civets. It is grayish brown, with yellowish transverse stripes on the back. Called also suricat.

Meaning of Zendik

Zendik means: An atheist or unbeliever; -- name given in the East to those charged with disbelief of any revealed religion, or accused of magical heresies.

Meaning of Zend-Avesta

Zend-Avesta means: The sacred writings of the ancient Persian religion, attributed to Zoroaster, but chiefly of a later date.

Meaning of Zend

Zend means: Properly, the translation and exposition in the Huzv/resh, or literary Pehlevi, language, of the Avesta, the Zoroastrian sacred writings; as commonly used, the language (an ancient Persian dialect) in which the Avesta is written.

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