Androecium means: The stamens of a flower taken collectively.
Apothecium means: The ascigerous fructification of lichens, forming masses of various shapes.
Calcium means: An elementary substance; a metal which combined with oxygen forms lime. It is of a pale yellow color, tenacious, and malleable. It is a member of the alkaline earth group of elements. Atomic weight 40. Symbol Ca.
Coenoecium means: The common tissue which unites the various zooids of a bryozoan.
Endothecium means: The inner lining of an anther cell.
Exothecium means: The outer coat of the anther.
Gynaecium means: The part of a large house, among the ancients, exclusively appropriated to women.
Gynoecium means: The pistils of a flower, taken collectively. See Illust. of Carpophore.
Illicium means: A genus of Asiatic and American magnoliaceous trees, having star-shaped fruit; star anise. The fruit of Illicium anisatum is used as a spice in India, and its oil is largely used in Europe for flavoring cordials, being almost identical with true oil of anise.
Nemathecium means: A peculiar kind of fructification on certain red algae, consisting of an external mass of filaments at length separating into tetraspores.
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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