Abdomen means: The belly, or that part of the body between the thorax and the pelvis. Also, the cavity of the belly, which is lined by the peritoneum, and contains the stomach, bowels, and other viscera. In man, often restricted to the part between the diaphragm and the commencement of the pelvis, the remainder being called the pelvic cavity.
Abdomen means: The posterior section of the body, behind the thorax, in insects, crustaceans, and other Arthropoda.
Ablen means: A small fresh-water fish (Leuciscus alburnus); the bleak.
Acrogen means: A plant of the highest class of cryptogams, including the ferns, etc. See Cryptogamia.
Acumen means: Quickness of perception or discernment; penetration of mind; the faculty of nice discrimination.
Aethogen means: A compound of nitrogen and boro/, which, when heated before the blowpipe, gives a brilliant phosphorescent; boric nitride.
Affrighten means: To frighten.
Agen means: See Again.
Agnomen means: An additional or fourth name given by the Romans, on account of some remarkable exploit or event; as, Publius Caius Scipio Africanus.
Agnomen means: An additional name, or an epithet appended to a name; as, Aristides the Just.
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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