Ampulliform means: Flask-shaped; dilated.
Anabaptism means: The doctrine of the Anabaptists.
Anabolism means: The constructive metabolism of the body, as distinguished from katabolism.
Anacardium means: A genus of plants including the cashew tree. See Cashew.
Anachorism means: An error in regard to the place of an event or a thing; a referring something to a wrong place.
Anachronism means: A misplacing or error in the order of time; an error in chronology by which events are misplaced in regard to each other, esp. one by which an event is placed too early; falsification of chronological relation.
Anacrotism means: A secondary notch in the pulse curve, obtained in a sphygmographic tracing.
Anadem means: A garland or fillet; a chaplet or wreath.
Anadrom means: A fish that leaves the sea and ascends rivers.
Anagram means: Literally, the letters of a word read backwards, but in its usual wider sense, the change or one word or phrase into another by the transposition of its letters. Thus Galenus becomes angelus; William Noy (attorney-general to Charles I., and a laborious man) may be turned into I moyl in law.
Zoned means: Wearing a zone, or girdle.
Zone means: To girdle; to encircle.
Zone means: Circuit; circumference.
Zone means: A series of planes having mutually parallel intersections.
Zone means: A band or area of growth encircling anything; as, a zone of evergreens on a mountain; the zone of animal or vegetable life in the ocean around an island or a continent; the Alpine zone, that part of mountains which is above the limit of tree growth.
Zone means: A band or stripe extending around a body.
Zone means: The portion of the surface of a sphere included between two parallel planes; the portion of a surface of revolution included between two planes perpendicular to the axis.
Zone means: One of the five great divisions of the earth, with respect to latitude and temperature.
Zone means: A girdle; a cincture.
Zonate means: Divided by parallel planes; as, zonate tetraspores, found in certain red algae.
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