Words containing y

Meaning of Academy

Academy means: A school or place of training in which some special art is taught; as, the military academy at West Point; a riding academy; the Academy of Music.

Meaning of Acalycine

Acalycine means: Alt. of Acalysinous

Meaning of Acalysinous

Acalysinous means: Without a calyx, or outer floral envelope.

Meaning of Acanthopterygian

Acanthopterygian means: Belonging to the order of fishes having spinose fins, as the perch.

Meaning of Acanthopterygian

Acanthopterygian means: A spiny-finned fish.

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 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 Acceleratory

Acceleratory means: Accelerative.

Meaning of Accendibility

Accendibility means: Capacity of being kindled, or of becoming inflamed; inflammability.

Meaning of Zootrophic

Zootrophic means: Of or pertaining to the nourishment of animals.

Meaning of Zootomy

Zootomy means: The dissection or the anatomy of animals; -- distinguished from androtomy.

Meaning of Zootomist

Zootomist means: One who dissects animals, or is skilled in zootomy.

Meaning of Zootomical

Zootomical means: Of or pertaining to zootomy.

Meaning of Zootic

Zootic means: Containing the remains of organized bodies; -- said of rock or soil.

Meaning of Zoosporic

Zoosporic means: Of or pertaining to zoospores; of the nature of zoospores.

Meaning of Zoospore

Zoospore means: See Swarmspore.

Meaning of Zoospore

Zoospore means: A spore provided with one or more slender cilia, by the vibration of which it swims in the water. Zoospores are produced by many green, and by some olive-brown, algae. In certain species they are divided into the larger macrozoospores and the smaller microzoospores. Called also sporozoid, and swarmspore.

Meaning of Zoosporangium

Zoosporangium means: A spore, or conceptacle containing zoospores.

Meaning of -sporangia

-sporangia means: of Zoosporangium

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