Words containing ocyst

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 Blastocyst

Blastocyst means: The germinal vesicle.

Meaning of Ctenocyst

Ctenocyst means: An organ of the Ctenophora, supposed to be sensory.

Meaning of Ectocyst

Ectocyst means: The outside covering of the Bryozoa.

Meaning of Endocyst

Endocyst means: The inner layer of the cells of Bryozoa.

Meaning of Hepatocystic

Hepatocystic means: Of or pertaining to the liver and gall bladder; as, the hepatocystic ducts.

Meaning of Heterocyst

Heterocyst means: A cell larger than the others, and of different appearance, occurring in certain algae related to nostoc.

Meaning of Hypnocyst

Hypnocyst means: A cyst in which some unicellular organisms temporarily inclose themselves, from which they emerge unchanged, after a period of drought or deficiency of food. In some instances, a process of spore formation seems to occur within such cysts.

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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