Words containing oid

Meaning of Chondroganoidea

Chondroganoidea means: An order of ganoid fishes, including the sturgeons; -- so called on account of their cartilaginous skeleton.

Meaning of Chondroid

Chondroid means: Resembling cartilage.

Meaning of Choroid

Choroid means: resembling the chorion; as, the choroid plexuses of the ventricles of the brain, and the choroid coat of the eyeball.

Meaning of Choroid

Choroid means: The choroid coat of the eye. See Eye.

Meaning of Choroidal

Choroidal means: Pertaining to the choroid coat.

Meaning of Chrysoidine

Chrysoidine means: An artificial, yellow, crystalline dye, C6H5N2.C6H3(NH2)2. Also, one of a group of dyestuffs resembling chrysoidine proper.

Meaning of Cirsoid

Cirsoid means: Varicose.

Meaning of Cissoid

Cissoid means: A curve invented by Diocles, for the purpose of solving two celebrated problems of the higher geometry; viz., to trisect a plane angle, and to construct two geometrical means between two given straight lines.

Meaning of Clinoid

Clinoid means: Like a bed; -- applied to several processes on the inner side of the sphenoid bone.

Meaning of Clinopinacoid

Clinopinacoid means: The plane in crystals of the monoclinic system which is parallel to the vertical and the inclined lateral (clinidiagonal) axes.

Meaning of Zooecium

Zooecium means: One of the cells or tubes which inclose the feeling zooids of Bryozoa. See Illust. of Sea Moss.

Meaning of Zooecia

Zooecia means: of Zooecium

Meaning of Zoodendrium

Zoodendrium means: The branched, and often treelike, support of the colonies of certain Infusoria.

Meaning of Zoodendria

Zoodendria means: of Zoodendrium

Meaning of Zoocytium

Zoocytium means: The common support, often branched, of certain species of social Infusoria.

Meaning of Zoocytia

Zoocytia means: of Zoocytium

Meaning of Zoocyst

Zoocyst means: A cyst formed by certain Protozoa and unicellular plants which the contents divide into a large number of granules, each of which becomes a germ.

Meaning of Zoochlorella

Zoochlorella means: One of the small green granulelike bodies found in the interior of certain stentors, hydras, and other invertebrates.

Meaning of Zoochemy

Zoochemy means: Animal chemistry; zoochemistry.

Meaning of Zoochemistry

Zoochemistry means: Animal chemistry; particularly, the description of the chemical compounds entering into the composition of the animal body, in distinction from biochemistry.

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