Words containing lism

Meaning of Cannibalism

Cannibalism means: The act or practice of eating human flesh by mankind. Hence; Murderous cruelty; barbarity.

Meaning of Carnalism

Carnalism means: The state of being carnal; carnality; sensualism.

Meaning of Casualism

Casualism means: The doctrine that all things exist or are controlled by chance.

Meaning of Centralism

Centralism means: The state or condition of being central; the combination of several parts into one whole; centralization.

Meaning of Centralism

Centralism means: The system by which power is centralized, as in a government.

Meaning of Cerebralism

Cerebralism means: The doctrine or theory that psychical phenomena are functions or products of the brain only.

Meaning of Ceremonialism

Ceremonialism means: Adherence to external rites; fondness for ceremony.

Meaning of Chattelism

Chattelism means: The act or condition of holding chattels; the state of being a chattel.

Meaning of Chloralism

Chloralism means: A morbid condition of the system resulting from excessive use of chloral.

Meaning of Classicalism

Classicalism means: A classical idiom, style, or expression; a classicism.

Meaning of Zymic

Zymic means: Pertaining to, or produced by, fermentation; -- formerly, by confusion, used to designate lactic acid.

Meaning of Zyme

Zyme means: The morbific principle of a zymotic disease.

Meaning of Zyme

Zyme means: A ferment.

Meaning of Zymase

Zymase means: A soluble ferment, or enzyme. See Enzyme.

Meaning of Zylonite

Zylonite means: Celluloid.

Meaning of Zygospore

Zygospore means: A spore formed by the union of several zoospores; -- called also zygozoospore.

Meaning of Zygospore

Zygospore means: Same as Zygosperm.

Meaning of Zygosphene

Zygosphene means: A median process on the front part of the neural arch of the vertebrae of most snakes and some lizards, which fits into a fossa, called the zygantrum, on the back part of the arch in front.

Meaning of Zygosperm

Zygosperm means: A spore formed by the union of the contents of two similar cells, either of the same or of distinct individual plants. Zygosperms are found in certain orders of algae and fungi.

Meaning of Zygosis

Zygosis means: Same as Conjugation.

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