Ob- means: A prefix signifying to, toward, before, against, reversely, etc.; also, as a simple intensive; as in oblige, to bind to; obstacle, something standing before; object, lit., to throw against; obovate, reversely, ovate. Ob- is commonly assimilated before c, f, g, and p, to oc-, of-, og-, and op-.
Obcompressed means: Compressed or flattened antero-posteriorly, or in a way opposite to the usual one.
Obconic means: Alt. of Obconical
Obconical means: Conical, but having the apex downward; inversely conical.
Obcordate means: Heart-shaped, with the attachment at the pointed end; inversely cordate: as, an obcordate petal or leaf.
Obdiplostemonous means: Having twice as many stamens as petals, those of the outer set being opposite the petals; -- said of flowers.
Obdiplostemony means: The condition of being obdiplostemonous.
Obdormition means: Sleep.
Obduce means: To draw over, as a covering.
Obduct means: To draw over; to cover.
Zythum means: A kind of ancient malt beverage; a liquor made from malt and wheat.
Zythepsary means: A brewery.
Zythem means: See Zythum.
Zymotic means: Designating, or pertaining to, a certain class of diseases. See Zymotic disease, below.
Zymotic means: Of, pertaining to, or caused by, fermentation.
Zymosis means: A zymotic disease.
Zymosis means: A fermentation; hence, an analogous process by which an infectious disease is believed to be developed.
Zymose means: Invertin.
Zymophyte means: A bacteroid ferment.
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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