Words ending with x

Meaning of Cortex

Cortex means: Bark; rind; specifically, cinchona bark.

Meaning of Cortex

Cortex means: The outer or superficial part of an organ; as, the cortex or gray exterior substance of the brain.

Meaning of Cowpox

Cowpox means: A pustular eruptive disease of the cow, which, when communicated to the human system, as by vaccination, protects from the smallpox; vaccinia; -- called also kinepox, cowpock, and kinepock.

Meaning of Cox

Cox means: A coxcomb; a simpleton; a gull.

Meaning of Creatrix

Creatrix means: A creatress.

Meaning of Creditrix

Creditrix means: A female creditor.

Meaning of Creux

Creux means: Used in English only in the expression en creux. Thus, engraving en creux is engraving in intaglio, or by sinking or hollowing out the design.

Meaning of Criosphinx

Criosphinx means: A sphinx with the head of a ram.

Meaning of Crucifix

Crucifix means: A representation in art of the figure of Christ upon the cross; esp., the sculptured figure affixed to a real cross of wood, ivory, metal, or the like, used by the Roman Catholics in their devotions.

Meaning of Crucifix

Crucifix means: The cross or religion of Christ.

Meaning of Zooecium

Zooecium means: One of the cells or tubes which inclose the feeling zooids of Bryozoa. See Illust. of Sea Moss.

Meaning of Zooecia

Zooecia means: of Zooecium

Meaning of Zoodendrium

Zoodendrium means: The branched, and often treelike, support of the colonies of certain Infusoria.

Meaning of Zoodendria

Zoodendria means: of Zoodendrium

Meaning of Zoocytium

Zoocytium means: The common support, often branched, of certain species of social Infusoria.

Meaning of Zoocytia

Zoocytia means: of Zoocytium

Meaning of Zoocyst

Zoocyst means: A cyst formed by certain Protozoa and unicellular plants which the contents divide into a large number of granules, each of which becomes a germ.

Meaning of Zoochlorella

Zoochlorella means: One of the small green granulelike bodies found in the interior of certain stentors, hydras, and other invertebrates.

Meaning of Zoochemy

Zoochemy means: Animal chemistry; zoochemistry.

Meaning of Zoochemistry

Zoochemistry means: Animal chemistry; particularly, the description of the chemical compounds entering into the composition of the animal body, in distinction from biochemistry.

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