Animalculism means: The theory which seeks to explain certain physiological and pathological phenomena by means of animalcules.
Animalculum means: An animalcule.
Animalism means: The state, activity, or enjoyment of animals; mere animal life without intellectual or moral qualities; sensuality.
Animism means: The doctrine, taught by Stahl, that the soul is the proper principle of life and development in the body.
Animism means: The belief that inanimate objects and the phenomena of nature are endowed with personal life or a living soul; also, in an extended sense, the belief in the existence of soul or spirit apart from matter.
Anomalism means: An anomaly; a deviation from rule.
Anonym means: One who is anonymous; also sometimes used for "pseudonym."
Anonym means: A notion which has no name, or which can not be expressed by a single English word.
Anoplotherium means: A genus of extinct quadrupeds of the order Ungulata, whose were first found in the gypsum quarries near Paris; characterized by the shortness and feebleness of their canine teeth (whence the name).
Antagonism means: Opposition of action; counteraction or contrariety of things or principles.
Zoantharia means: Same as Anthozoa.
Zoanthacea means: A suborder of Actinaria, including Zoanthus and allied genera, which are permanently attached by their bases.
Zizel means: The suslik.
Zizania means: A genus of grasses including Indian rice. See Indian rice, under Rice.
Zittern means: See Cittern.
Zither means: An instrument of music used in Austria and Germany. It has from thirty to forty wires strung across a shallow sounding-board, which lies horizontally on a table before the performer, who uses both hands in playing on it. [Not to be confounded with the old lute-shaped cittern, or cithern.]
Zirconoid means: A double eight-sided pyramid, a form common with tetragonal crystals; -- so called because this form often occurs in crystals of zircon.
Zircono means: See Zirco-.
Zirconium means: A rare element of the carbon-silicon group, intermediate between the metals and nonmetals, obtained from the mineral zircon as a dark sooty powder, or as a gray metallic crystalline substance. Symbol Zr. Atomic weight, 90.4.
Zirconic means: Pertaining to, containing, or resembling, zirconium; as, zirconic oxide; zirconic compounds.
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