Words containing lism

Meaning of Formalism

Formalism means: The practice or the doctrine of strict adherence to, or dependence on, external forms, esp. in matters of religion.

Meaning of Fossilism

Fossilism means: The science or state of fossils.

Meaning of Fossilism

Fossilism means: The state of being extremely antiquated in views and opinions.

Meaning of Frivolism

Frivolism means: Frivolity.

Meaning of Gentilism

Gentilism means: Hethenism; paganism; the worship of false gods.

Meaning of Gentilism

Gentilism means: Tribal feeling; devotion to one's gens.

Meaning of Geomalism

Geomalism means: The tendency of an organism to respond, during its growth, to the force of gravitation.

Meaning of Gutturalism

Gutturalism means: The quality of being guttural; as, the gutturalism of A [in the 16th cent.]

Meaning of Hegelism

Hegelism means: The system of logic and philosophy set forth by Hegel, a German writer (1770-1831).

Meaning of Herbalism

Herbalism means: The knowledge of herbs.

Meaning of Zootrophic

Zootrophic means: Of or pertaining to the nourishment of animals.

Meaning of Zootomy

Zootomy means: The dissection or the anatomy of animals; -- distinguished from androtomy.

Meaning of Zootomist

Zootomist means: One who dissects animals, or is skilled in zootomy.

Meaning of Zootomical

Zootomical means: Of or pertaining to zootomy.

Meaning of Zootic

Zootic means: Containing the remains of organized bodies; -- said of rock or soil.

Meaning of Zoosporic

Zoosporic means: Of or pertaining to zoospores; of the nature of zoospores.

Meaning of Zoospore

Zoospore means: See Swarmspore.

Meaning of Zoospore

Zoospore means: A spore provided with one or more slender cilia, by the vibration of which it swims in the water. Zoospores are produced by many green, and by some olive-brown, algae. In certain species they are divided into the larger macrozoospores and the smaller microzoospores. Called also sporozoid, and swarmspore.

Meaning of Zoosporangium

Zoosporangium means: A spore, or conceptacle containing zoospores.

Meaning of -sporangia

-sporangia means: of Zoosporangium

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