Addison's disease means: A morbid condition causing a peculiar brownish discoloration of the skin, and thought, at one time, to be due to disease of the suprarenal capsules (two flat triangular bodies covering the upper part of the kidneys), but now known not to be dependent upon this causes exclusively. It is usually fatal.
Amethodist means: One without method; a quack.
Amphidisc means: A peculiar small siliceous spicule having a denticulated wheel at each end; -- found in freshwater sponges.
Anaphrodisia means: Absence of sexual appetite.
Anaphrodisiac means: Same as Antaphrodisiac.
Antaphrodisiac means: Capable of blunting the venereal appetite.
Antaphrodisiac means: Anything that quells the venereal appetite.
Antiaphrodisiac means: Same as Antaphrodisiac.
Aphrodisiac means: Alt. of Aphrodisiacal
Aphrodisiacal means: Exciting venereal desire; provocative to venery.
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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