Balotade means: See Ballotade.
Cachalot means: The sperm whale (Physeter macrocephalus). It has in the top of its head a large cavity, containing an oily fluid, which, after death, concretes into a whitish crystalline substance called spermaceti. See Sperm whale.
Calotte means: Alt. of Callot
Calotype means: A method of taking photographic pictures, on paper sensitized with iodide of silver; -- also called Talbotype, from the inventor, Mr. Fox. Talbot.
Cephalothorax means: The anterior portion of any one of the Arachnida and higher Crustacea, consisting of the united head and thorax.
Cephalotome means: An instrument for cutting into the fetal head, to facilitate delivery.
Cephalotomy means: Dissection or opening of the head.
Cephalotomy means: Craniotomy; -- usually applied to bisection of the fetal head with a saw.
Cephalotribe means: An obstetrical instrument for performing cephalotripsy.
Cephalotripsy means: The act or operation of crushing the head of a fetus in the womb in order to effect delivery.
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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