Erythroxylon means: A genus of shrubs or small trees of the Flax family, growing in tropical countries. E. Coca is the source of cocaine. See Coca.
Haematoxylon means: A genus of leguminous plants containing but a single species, the H. Campechianum or logwood tree, native in Yucatan.
Monoxylon means: A canoe or boat made from one piece of timber.
Monoxylous means: Made of one piece of wood.
Myroxylon means: A genus of leguminous trees of tropical America, the different species of which yield balsamic products, among which are balsam of Peru, and balsam of Tolu. The species were formerly referred to Myrospermum.
Photoxylography means: The process of producing a representation of an object on wood, by photography, for the use of the wood engraver.
Sideroxylon means: A genus of tropical sapotaceous trees noted for their very hard wood; ironwood.
Xylo- means: A combining form from Gr. xy`lon wood; as in xylogen, xylograph.
Xylobalsamum means: The dried twigs of a Syrian tree (Balsamodendron Gileadense).
Xylocarpous means: Bearing fruit which becomes hard or woody.
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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