Words containing p

Meaning of Acanthopterygii

Acanthopterygii means: An order of fishes having some of the rays of the dorsal, ventral, and anal fins unarticulated and spinelike, as the perch.

Meaning of Acanthopterygious

Acanthopterygious means: Having fins in which the rays are hard and spinelike; spiny-finned.

Meaning of A cappella

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.

Meaning of A cappella

A cappella means: A time indication, equivalent to alla breve.

Meaning of Acapsular

Acapsular means: Having no capsule.

Meaning of Acarpellous

Acarpellous means: Having no carpels.

Meaning of Acarpous

Acarpous means: Not producing fruit; unfruitful.

Meaning of Acatalepsy

Acatalepsy means: Incomprehensibility of things; the doctrine held by the ancient Skeptic philosophers, that human knowledge never amounts to certainty, but only to probability.

Meaning of Acataleptic

Acataleptic means: Incapable of being comprehended; incomprehensible.

Meaning of Accelerograph

Accelerograph means: An apparatus for studying the combustion of powder in guns, etc.

Meaning of Zygodactylae

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.

Meaning of Zygodactyle

Zygodactyle means: Any zygodactylous bird.

Meaning of Zygodactyl

Zygodactyl means: Alt. of Zygodactyle

Meaning of Zygobranchiate

Zygobranchiate means: Of or pertaining to the Zygobranchia.

Meaning of 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.

Meaning of Zygenid

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.

Meaning of Zygapophysis

Zygapophysis means: One of the articular processes of a vertebra, of which there are usually four, two anterior and two posterior. See under Vertebra.

Meaning of Zygapophyses

Zygapophyses means: of Zygapophysis

Meaning of Zygantrum

Zygantrum means: See under Zygosphene.

Meaning of Zygantra

Zygantra means: of Zygantrum

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