Acrospore means: A spore borne at the extremity of the cells of fructification in fungi.
Androspore means: A spore of some algae, which has male functions.
Ascospore means: One of the spores contained in the asci of lichens and fungi. [See Illust. of Ascus.]
Basidiospore means: A spore borne by a basidium.
Carpospore means: A kind of spore formed in the conceptacles of red algae.
Endospore means: The thin inner coat of certain spores.
Exospore means: The extreme outer wall of a spore; the epispore.
Macrospore means: One of the specially large spores of certain flowerless plants, as Selaginella, etc.
Macrozoospore means: A large motile spore having four vibratile cilia; -- found in certain green algae.
Microspore means: One of the exceedingly minute spores found in certain flowerless plants, as Selaginella and Isoetes, which bear two kinds of spores, one very much smaller than the other. Cf. Macrospore.
Zythum means: A kind of ancient malt beverage; a liquor made from malt and wheat.
Zythepsary means: A brewery.
Zythem means: See Zythum.
Zymotic means: Designating, or pertaining to, a certain class of diseases. See Zymotic disease, below.
Zymotic means: Of, pertaining to, or caused by, fermentation.
Zymosis means: A zymotic disease.
Zymosis means: A fermentation; hence, an analogous process by which an infectious disease is believed to be developed.
Zymose means: Invertin.
Zymophyte means: A bacteroid ferment.
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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