Abrasion means: The act of abrading, wearing, or rubbing off; the wearing away by friction; as, the abrasion of coins.
Abrasion means: The substance rubbed off.
Abrasion means: A superficial excoriation, with loss of substance under the form of small shreds.
Abscession means: A separating; removal; also, an abscess.
Abscision means: See Abscission.
Abscission means: The act or process of cutting off.
Abscission means: The state of being cut off.
Abscission means: A figure of speech employed when a speaker having begun to say a thing stops abruptly: thus, "He is a man of so much honor and candor, and of such generosity -- but I need say no more."
Abstersion means: Act of wiping clean; a cleansing; a purging.
Abstrusion means: The act of thrusting away.
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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