Words ending with cyst

Meaning of Acephalocyst

Acephalocyst means: A larval entozoon in the form of a subglobular or oval vesicle, or hydatid, filled with fluid, sometimes found in the tissues of man and the lower animals; -- so called from the absence of a head or visible organs on the vesicle. These cysts are the immature stages of certain tapeworms. Also applied to similar cysts of different origin.

Meaning of Aerocyst

Aerocyst means: One of the air cells of algals.

Meaning of Blastocyst

Blastocyst means: The germinal vesicle.

Meaning of Ctenocyst

Ctenocyst means: An organ of the Ctenophora, supposed to be sensory.

Meaning of Cyst

Cyst means: A pouch or sac without opening, usually membranous and containing morbid matter, which is accidentally developed in one of the natural cavities or in the substance of an organ.

Meaning of Cyst

Cyst means: In old authors, the urinary bladder, or the gall bladder.

Meaning of Cyst

Cyst means: One of the bladders or air vessels of certain algae, as of the great kelp of the Pacific, and common rockweeds (Fuci) of our shores.

Meaning of Cyst

Cyst means: A small capsule or sac of the kind in which many immature entozoans exist in the tissues of living animals; also, a similar form in Rotifera, etc.

Meaning of Cyst

Cyst means: A form assumed by Protozoa in which they become saclike and quiescent. It generally precedes the production of germs. See Encystment.

Meaning of Ectocyst

Ectocyst means: The outside covering of the Bryozoa.

Meaning of Zythum

Zythum means: A kind of ancient malt beverage; a liquor made from malt and wheat.

Meaning of Zythepsary

Zythepsary means: A brewery.

Meaning of Zythem

Zythem means: See Zythum.

Meaning of Zymotic

Zymotic means: Designating, or pertaining to, a certain class of diseases. See Zymotic disease, below.

Meaning of Zymotic

Zymotic means: Of, pertaining to, or caused by, fermentation.

Meaning of Zymosis

Zymosis means: A zymotic disease.

Meaning of Zymosis

Zymosis means: A fermentation; hence, an analogous process by which an infectious disease is believed to be developed.

Meaning of Zymose

Zymose means: Invertin.

Meaning of Zymophyte

Zymophyte means: A bacteroid ferment.

Meaning of Zymosimeter

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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