Words containing cy

Meaning of Accuracy

Accuracy means: The state of being accurate; freedom from mistakes, this exemption arising from carefulness; exact conformity to truth, or to a rule or model; precision; exactness; nicety; correctness; as, the value of testimony depends on its accuracy.

Meaning of Acephalocyst

Acephalocyst means: A larval entozoon in the form of a subglobular or oval vesicle, or hydatid, filled with fluid, sometimes found in the tissues of man and the lower animals; -- so called from the absence of a head or visible organs on the vesicle. These cysts are the immature stages of certain tapeworms. Also applied to similar cysts of different origin.

Meaning of Acephalocystic

Acephalocystic means: Pertaining to, or resembling, the acephalocysts.

Meaning of Acescency

Acescency means: The quality of being acescent; the process of acetous fermentation; a moderate degree of sourness.

Meaning of Acquiescency

Acquiescency means: The quality of being acquiescent; acquiescence.

Meaning of Acritochromacy

Acritochromacy means: Color blindness; achromatopsy.

Meaning of Adequacy

Adequacy means: The state or quality of being adequate, proportionate, or sufficient; a sufficiency for a particular purpose; as, the adequacy of supply to the expenditure.

Meaning of Adherency

Adherency means: The state or quality of being adherent; adherence.

Meaning of Adherency

Adherency means: That which adheres.

Meaning of Adjacency

Adjacency means: The state of being adjacent or contiguous; contiguity; as, the adjacency of lands or buildings.

Meaning of Zymometer

Zymometer means: Alt. of Zymosimeter

Meaning of Zymome

Zymome means: A glutinous substance, insoluble in alcohol, resembling legumin; -- now called vegetable fibrin, vegetable albumin, or gluten casein.

Meaning of Zymology

Zymology means: A treatise on the fermentation of liquors, or the doctrine of fermentation.

Meaning of Zymologist

Zymologist means: One who is skilled in zymology, or in the fermentation of liquors.

Meaning of Zymological

Zymological means: Of or pertaining to zymology.

Meaning of Zymologic

Zymologic means: Alt. of Zymological

Meaning of Zymogenic

Zymogenic means: Capable of producing a definite zymogen or ferment.

Meaning of Zymogenic

Zymogenic means: Pertaining to, or formed by, a zymogene.

Meaning of Zymogene

Zymogene means: One of a physiological group of globular bacteria which produces fermentations of diverse nature; -- distinguished from pathogene.

Meaning of Zymogen

Zymogen means: A mother substance, or antecedent, of an enzyme or chemical ferment; -- applied to such substances as, not being themselves actual ferments, may by internal changes give rise to a ferment.

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