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Words and definitions

Meaning of Macro-chemistry

Macro-chemistry means: The science which treats of the chemical properties, actions or relations of substances in quantity; -- distinguished from micro-chemistry.

Meaning of Macrochires

Macrochires means: A division of birds including the swifts and humming birds. So called from the length of the distal part of the wing.

Meaning of Macrocosm

Macrocosm means: The great world; that part of the universe which is exterior to man; -- contrasted with microcosm, or man. See Microcosm.

Meaning of Macrocosmic

Macrocosmic means: Of or pertaining to the macrocosm.

Meaning of Macrocystis

Macrocystis means: An immensely long blackish seaweed of the Pacific (Macrocystis pyrifera), having numerous almond-shaped air vessels.

Meaning of Macrodactyl

Macrodactyl means: One of a group of wading birds (Macrodactyli) having very long toes.

Meaning of Macrodactylic

Macrodactylic means: Alt. of Macrodactylous

Meaning of Macrodactylous

Macrodactylous means: Having long toes.

Meaning of Macrodiagonal

Macrodiagonal means: The longer of two diagonals, as of a rhombic prism. See Crystallization.

Meaning of Macrodome

Macrodome means: A dome parallel to the longer lateral axis of an orthorhombic crystal. See Dome, n., 4.

Words and definitions

Meaning of Zoographer

Zoographer means: One who describes animals, their forms and habits.

Meaning of Zoogloea

Zoogloea means: A colony or mass of bacteria imbedded in a viscous gelatinous substance. The zoogloea is characteristic of a transitory stage through which rapidly multiplying bacteria pass in the course of their evolution. Also used adjectively.

Meaning of Zoogeographical

Zoogeographical means: Of or pertaining to zoography.

Meaning of Zoogeography

Zoogeography means: The study or description of the geographical distribution of animals.

Meaning of Zoogony

Zoogony means: The doctrine of the formation of living beings.

Meaning of Zoogeny

Zoogeny means: Alt. of Zoogony

Meaning of Zoogenic

Zoogenic means: Of or pertaining to zoogeny, animal production.

Meaning of Zoogamy

Zoogamy means: The sexual reproduction of animals.

Meaning of Zoogamous

Zoogamous means: Of or pertaining zoogamy.

Meaning of Zooerythrine

Zooerythrine means: A peculiar organic red coloring matter found in the feathers of various birds.

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