Words starting with py

Words and definitions

Meaning of Pyaemia

Pyaemia means: A form of blood poisoning produced by the absorption into the blood of morbid matters usually originating in a wound or local inflammation. It is characterized by the development of multiple abscesses throughout the body, and is attended with irregularly recurring chills, fever, profuse sweating, and exhaustion.

Meaning of Pyaemic

Pyaemic means: Of or pertaining to pyaemia; of the nature of pyaemia.

Meaning of Pycnaspidean

Pycnaspidean means: Having the posterior side of the tarsus covered with small irregular scales; -- said of certain birds.

Meaning of Pycnidia

Pycnidia means: of Pycnidium

Meaning of Pycnidium

Pycnidium means: In certain fungi, a flask-shaped cavity from the surface of the inner walls of which spores are produced.

Meaning of Pycnite

Pycnite means: A massive subcolumnar variety of topaz.

Meaning of Pycnodont

Pycnodont means: Any fossil fish belonging to the Pycnodontini. They have numerous round, flat teeth, adapted for crushing.

Meaning of Pycnodontini

Pycnodontini means: An extinct order of ganoid fishes. They had a compressed body, covered with dermal ribs (pleurolepida) and with enameled rhomboidal scales.

Meaning of Pycnogonid

Pycnogonid means: One of the Pycnogonida.

Meaning of Pycnogonida

Pycnogonida means: A class of marine arthropods in which the body is small and thin, and the eight legs usually very long; -- called also Pantopoda.

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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