Words ending with sis

Meaning of Abassis

Abassis means: A silver coin of Persia, worth about twenty cents.

Meaning of Abiogenesis

Abiogenesis means: The supposed origination of living organisms from lifeless matter; such genesis as does not involve the action of living parents; spontaneous generation; -- called also abiogeny, and opposed to biogenesis.

Meaning of Absis

Absis means: See Apsis.

Meaning of Aesthesis

Aesthesis means: Sensuous perception.

Meaning of Agamogenesis

Agamogenesis means: Reproduction without the union of parents of distinct sexes: asexual reproduction.

Meaning of Agenesis

Agenesis means: Any imperfect development of the body, or any anomaly of organization.

Meaning of Agennesis

Agennesis means: Impotence; sterility.

Meaning of Amanuensis

Amanuensis means: A person whose employment is to write what another dictates, or to copy what another has written.

Meaning of Amaurosis

Amaurosis means: A loss or decay of sight, from loss of power in the optic nerve, without any perceptible external change in the eye; -- called also gutta serena, the "drop serene" of Milton.

Meaning of Amphiarthrosis

Amphiarthrosis means: A form of articulation in which the bones are connected by intervening substance admitting slight motion; symphysis.

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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