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.
Brand spore means: One of several spores growing in a series or chain, and produced by one of the fungi called brand.
Carpospore means: A kind of spore formed in the conceptacles of red algae.
Diaspore means: A hydrate of alumina, often occurring in white lamellar masses with brilliant pearly luster; -- so named on account of its decrepitating when heated before the blowpipe.
Endospore means: The thin inner coat of certain spores.
Epispore means: The thickish outer coat of certain spores.
Exospore means: The extreme outer wall of a spore; the epispore.
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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