Words containing epsy

Meaning of Ablepsy

Ablepsy means: Blindness.

Meaning of Acatalepsy

Acatalepsy means: Incomprehensibility of things; the doctrine held by the ancient Skeptic philosophers, that human knowledge never amounts to certainty, but only to probability.

Meaning of Analepsy

Analepsy means: Recovery of strength after sickness.

Meaning of Analepsy

Analepsy means: A species of epileptic attack, originating from gastric disorder.

Meaning of Apepsy

Apepsy means: Defective digestion, indigestion.

Meaning of Catalepsy

Catalepsy means: Alt. of Catalepsis

Meaning of Clepsydra

Clepsydra means: A water clock; a contrivance for measuring time by the graduated flow of a liquid, as of water, through a small aperture. See Illust. in Appendix.

Meaning of Dyspepsy

Dyspepsy means: A kind of indigestion; a state of the stomach in which its functions are disturbed, without the presence of other diseases, or, if others are present, they are of minor importance. Its symptoms are loss of appetite, nausea, heartburn, acrid or fetid eructations, a sense of weight or fullness in the stomach, etc.

Meaning of Epilepsy

Epilepsy means: The "falling sickness," so called because the patient falls suddenly to the ground; a disease characterized by paroxysms (or fits) occurring at interval and attended by sudden loss of consciousness, and convulsive motions of the muscles.

Meaning of Eupepsy

Eupepsy means: Soundness of the nutritive or digestive organs; good concoction or digestion; -- opposed to dyspepsia.

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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