Acetyl means: A complex, hypothetical radical, composed of two parts of carbon to three of hydrogen and one of oxygen. Its hydroxide is acetic acid.
Acetylene means: A gaseous compound of carbon and hydrogen, in the proportion of two atoms of the former to two of the latter. It is a colorless gas, with a peculiar, unpleasant odor, and is produced for use as an illuminating gas in a number of ways, but chiefly by the action of water on calcium carbide. Its light is very brilliant.
Achylous means: Without chyle.
Aconddylose means: Alt. of Acondylous
Acondylous means: Being without joints; jointless.
Acotyledon means: A plant which has no cotyledons, as the dodder and all flowerless plants.
Acotyledonous means: Having no seed lobes, as the dodder; also applied to plants which have no true seeds, as ferns, mosses, etc.
Acrodactylum means: The upper surface of the toes, individually.
Acrylic means: Of or containing acryl, the hypothetical radical of which acrolein is the hydride; as, acrylic acid.
Adactyl means: Alt. of Adactylous
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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