Acanthopterygii means: An order of fishes having some of the rays of the dorsal, ventral, and anal fins unarticulated and spinelike, as the perch.
Acanthopterygious means: Having fins in which the rays are hard and spinelike; spiny-finned.
A cappella means: In church or chapel style; -- said of compositions sung in the old church style, without instrumental accompaniment; as, a mass a capella, i. e., a mass purely vocal.
A cappella means: A time indication, equivalent to alla breve.
Acapsular means: Having no capsule.
Acarpellous means: Having no carpels.
Acarpous means: Not producing fruit; unfruitful.
Acatalepsy means: Incomprehensibility of things; the doctrine held by the ancient Skeptic philosophers, that human knowledge never amounts to certainty, but only to probability.
Acataleptic means: Incapable of being comprehended; incomprehensible.
Accelerograph means: An apparatus for studying the combustion of powder in guns, etc.
Zygodactylae means: The zygodactylous birds. In a restricted sense applied to a division of birds which includes the barbets, toucans, honey guides, and other related birds.
Zygodactyle means: Any zygodactylous bird.
Zygodactyl means: Alt. of Zygodactyle
Zygobranchiate means: Of or pertaining to the Zygobranchia.
Zygobranchia means: A division of marine gastropods in which the gills are developed on both sides of the body and the renal organs are also paired. The abalone (Haliotis) and the keyhole limpet (Fissurella) are examples.
Zygenid means: Any one of numerous species of moths of the family Zygaenidae, most of which are bright colored. The wood nymph and the vine forester are examples. Also used adjectively.
Zygapophysis means: One of the articular processes of a vertebra, of which there are usually four, two anterior and two posterior. See under Vertebra.
Zygapophyses means: of Zygapophysis
Zygantrum means: See under Zygosphene.
Zygantra means: of Zygantrum
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