Words ending with ospore

Meaning of Acrospore

Acrospore means: A spore borne at the extremity of the cells of fructification in fungi.

Meaning of Androspore

Androspore means: A spore of some algae, which has male functions.

Meaning of Ascospore

Ascospore means: One of the spores contained in the asci of lichens and fungi. [See Illust. of Ascus.]

Meaning of Basidiospore

Basidiospore means: A spore borne by a basidium.

Meaning of Carpospore

Carpospore means: A kind of spore formed in the conceptacles of red algae.

Meaning of Endospore

Endospore means: The thin inner coat of certain spores.

Meaning of Exospore

Exospore means: The extreme outer wall of a spore; the epispore.

Meaning of Macrospore

Macrospore means: One of the specially large spores of certain flowerless plants, as Selaginella, etc.

Meaning of Macrozoospore

Macrozoospore means: A large motile spore having four vibratile cilia; -- found in certain green algae.

Meaning of Microspore

Microspore means: One of the exceedingly minute spores found in certain flowerless plants, as Selaginella and Isoetes, which bear two kinds of spores, one very much smaller than the other. Cf. Macrospore.

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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