Words containing dis

Meaning of Addison's disease

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.

Meaning of Amethodist

Amethodist means: One without method; a quack.

Meaning of Amphidisc

Amphidisc means: A peculiar small siliceous spicule having a denticulated wheel at each end; -- found in freshwater sponges.

Meaning of Anaphrodisia

Anaphrodisia means: Absence of sexual appetite.

Meaning of Anaphrodisiac

Anaphrodisiac means: Same as Antaphrodisiac.

Meaning of Antaphrodisiac

Antaphrodisiac means: Capable of blunting the venereal appetite.

Meaning of Antaphrodisiac

Antaphrodisiac means: Anything that quells the venereal appetite.

Meaning of Antiaphrodisiac

Antiaphrodisiac means: Same as Antaphrodisiac.

Meaning of Aphrodisiac

Aphrodisiac means: Alt. of Aphrodisiacal

Meaning of Aphrodisiacal

Aphrodisiacal means: Exciting venereal desire; provocative to venery.

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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