Auscultation means: The act of listening or hearkening to.
Auscultation means: An examination by listening either directly with the ear (immediate auscultation) applied to parts of the body, as the abdomen; or with the stethoscope (mediate auscultation), in order to distinguish sounds recognized as a sign of health or of disease.
Auscultator means: One who practices auscultation.
Auscultatory means: Of or pertaining to auscultation.
Bascule means: In mechanics an apparatus on the principle of the seesaw, in which one end rises as the other falls.
Bescumber means: Alt. of Bescummer
Bescummer means: To discharge ordure or dung upon.
Bimuscular means: Having two adductor muscles, as a bivalve mollusk.
Biscuit means: A kind of unraised bread, of many varieties, plain, sweet, or fancy, formed into flat cakes, and bakes hard; as, ship biscuit.
Biscuit means: A small loaf or cake of bread, raised and shortened, or made light with soda or baking powder. Usually a number are baked in the same pan, forming a sheet or card.
Zymometer means: Alt. of Zymosimeter
Zymome means: A glutinous substance, insoluble in alcohol, resembling legumin; -- now called vegetable fibrin, vegetable albumin, or gluten casein.
Zymology means: A treatise on the fermentation of liquors, or the doctrine of fermentation.
Zymologist means: One who is skilled in zymology, or in the fermentation of liquors.
Zymological means: Of or pertaining to zymology.
Zymologic means: Alt. of Zymological
Zymogenic means: Capable of producing a definite zymogen or ferment.
Zymogenic means: Pertaining to, or formed by, a zymogene.
Zymogene means: One of a physiological group of globular bacteria which produces fermentations of diverse nature; -- distinguished from pathogene.
Zymogen means: A mother substance, or antecedent, of an enzyme or chemical ferment; -- applied to such substances as, not being themselves actual ferments, may by internal changes give rise to a ferment.
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