Words containing onism

Meaning of Isochronism

Isochronism means: The state or quality of being isochronous.

Meaning of Isogonism

Isogonism means: The quality of having similar sexual zooids or gonophores and dissimilar hydrants; -- said of certain hydroids.

Meaning of Laconism

Laconism means: A vigorous, brief manner of expression; laconic style.

Meaning of Laconism

Laconism means: An instance of laconic style or expression.

Meaning of Lionism

Lionism means: An attracting of attention, as a lion; also, the treating or regarding as a lion.

Meaning of Londonism

Londonism means: A characteristic of Londoners; a mode of speaking peculiar to London.

Meaning of Mammonism

Mammonism means: Devotion to the pursuit of wealth; worldliness.

Meaning of Mangonism

Mangonism means: The art of mangonizing, or setting off to advantage.

Meaning of Metachronism

Metachronism means: An error committed in chronology by placing an event after its real time.

Meaning of Monism

Monism means: That doctrine which refers all phenomena to a single ultimate constituent or agent; -- the opposite of dualism.

Meaning of Zyophyte

Zyophyte means: Any plant of a proposed class or grand division (Zygophytes, Zygophyta, or Zygosporeae), in which reproduction consists in the union of two similar cells. Cf. Oophyte.

Meaning of Zygomorphous

Zygomorphous means: Symmetrical bilaterally; -- said of organisms, or parts of organisms, capable of division into two symmetrical halves only in a single plane.

Meaning of Zygomorphic

Zygomorphic means: Alt. of Zygomorphous

Meaning of Zygomatic

Zygomatic means: Of, pertaining to, or in the region of, the zygoma.

Meaning of Zygoma

Zygoma means: The whole zygomatic arch.

Meaning of Zygoma

Zygoma means: The zygomatic process of the temporal bone.

Meaning of Zygoma

Zygoma means: The jugal, malar, or cheek bone.

Meaning of Zygodactylous

Zygodactylous means: Yoke-footed; having the toes disposed in pairs; -- applied to birds which have two toes before and two behind, as the parrot, cuckoo, woodpecker, etc.

Meaning of Zygodactylic

Zygodactylic means: Alt. of Zygodactylous

Meaning of Zygodactyli

Zygodactyli means: Same as Scansores.

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