Words containing ocy

Meaning of Acephalocyst

Acephalocyst means: A larval entozoon in the form of a subglobular or oval vesicle, or hydatid, filled with fluid, sometimes found in the tissues of man and the lower animals; -- so called from the absence of a head or visible organs on the vesicle. These cysts are the immature stages of certain tapeworms. Also applied to similar cysts of different origin.

Meaning of Acephalocystic

Acephalocystic means: Pertaining to, or resembling, the acephalocysts.

Meaning of Aerocyst

Aerocyst means: One of the air cells of algals.

Meaning of Anthocyanin

Anthocyanin means: Same as Anthokyan.

Meaning of Apocynaceous

Apocynaceous means: Alt. of Apocyneous

Meaning of Apocyneous

Apocyneous means: Belonging to, or resembling, a family of plants, of which the dogbane (Apocynum) is the type.

Meaning of Apocynin

Apocynin means: A bitter principle obtained from the dogbane (Apocynum cannabinum).

Meaning of Aurocyanide

Aurocyanide means: A double cyanide of gold and some other metal or radical; -- called also cyanaurate.

Meaning of Blastocyst

Blastocyst means: The germinal vesicle.

Meaning of Colocynth

Colocynth means: The light spongy pulp of the fruit of the bitter cucumber (Citrullus, / Cucumis, colocynthis), an Asiatic plant allied to the watermelon; coloquintida. It comes in white balls, is intensely bitter, and a powerful cathartic. Called also bitter apple, bitter cucumber, bitter gourd.

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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