Acroterium means: One of the small pedestals, for statues or other ornaments, placed on the apex and at the basal angles of a pediment. Acroteria are also sometimes placed upon the gables in Gothic architecture.
Acroterium means: One of the pedestals, for vases or statues, forming a part roof balustrade.
Actinometer means: An instrument for measuring the direct heating power of the sun's rays.
Actinometer means: An instrument for measuring the actinic effect of rays of light.
Adapter means: One who adapts.
Adapter means: A connecting tube; an adopter.
Adelaster means: A provisional name for a plant which has not had its flowers botanically examined, and therefore has not been referred to its proper genus.
Ad interim means: Meanwhile; temporary.
Adjuster means: One who, or that which, adjusts.
Administered means: of Administer
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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