Words starting with n

Words and definitions

Meaning of Naso-

Naso- means: A combining form denoting pertaining to, or connected with, the nose; as, nasofrontal.

Meaning of Nasobuccal

Nasobuccal means: Connected with both the nose and the mouth; as, the nasobuccal groove in the skate.

Meaning of Nasofrontal

Nasofrontal means: Of or pertaining to the nose and the front of the head; as, the embryonic nasofrontal process which forms the anterior boundary of the mouth.

Meaning of Nasolachrymal

Nasolachrymal means: Connected with the lachrymal apparatus and the nose; as, the nasolachrymal, or lachrymal duct.

Meaning of Nasopalatal

Nasopalatal means: Alt. of Nasopalatine

Meaning of Nasopalatine

Nasopalatine means: Connected with both the nose and the palate; as, the nasopalatine or incisor, canal connecting the mouth and the nasal chamber in some animals; the nasopalatine nerve.

Meaning of Nasopharyngeal

Nasopharyngeal means: Of or pertaining to both throat and nose; as, a nasopharyngeal polypus.

Meaning of Nasoseptal

Nasoseptal means: Of or pertaining to the internasal septum.

Meaning of Nasoturbinal

Nasoturbinal means: Connected with, or near, both the turbinal and the nasal bones; as, the nasalturbinal bone, made up of the uppermost lammelae of the ethmoturbinal, and sometimes united with the nasal.

Meaning of Nasoturbinal

Nasoturbinal means: The nasoturbinal bone.

Words and definitions

Meaning of Zeuzerian

Zeuzerian means: Any one of a group of bombycid moths of which the genus Zeuzera is the type. Some of these moths are of large size. The goat moth is an example.

Meaning of Zeus

Zeus means: The chief deity of the Greeks, and ruler of the upper world (cf. Hades). He was identified with Jupiter.

Meaning of Zeugobranchiata

Zeugobranchiata means: Same as Zygobranchia.

Meaning of Zeugmatic

Zeugmatic means: Of or pertaining to zeugma; characterized by zeugma.

Meaning of Zeugma

Zeugma means: A figure by which an adjective or verb, which agrees with a nearer word, is, by way of supplement, referred also to another more remote; as, "hic illius arma, hic currus fuit;" where fuit, which agrees directly with currus, is referred also to arma.

Meaning of Zeuglodonta

Zeuglodonta means: Same as Phocodontia.

Meaning of Zeuglodont

Zeuglodont means: Any species of Zeuglodonta.

Meaning of Zeuglodon

Zeuglodon means: A genus of extinct Eocene whales, remains of which have been found in the Gulf States. The species had very long and slender bodies and broad serrated teeth. See Phocodontia.

Meaning of Zetetics

Zetetics means: A branch of algebra which relates to the direct search for unknown quantities.

Meaning of Zetetic

Zetetic means: A seeker; -- a name adopted by some of the Pyrrhonists.

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