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Accelerograph (n.) An apparatus for studying the combustion of powder in guns, etc.
Acetabulifera (n. pl.) The division of Cephalopoda in which the arms are furnished with cup-shaped suckers, as the cuttlefishes, squids, and octopus; the Dibranchiata. See Cephalopoda.
Actinophorous (a.) Having straight projecting spines.
Adenophyllous (a.) Having glands on the leaves.
Adiaphoristic (a.) Pertaining to matters indifferent in faith and practice.
Aerographical (a.) Pertaining to aerography; aerological.
Agrostography (n.) A description of the grasses.
Alectryomancy (n.) Divination by means of a cock and grains of corn placed on the letters of the alphabet, the letters being put together in the order in which the grains were eaten.
Alisphenoidal (a.) Pertaining to or forming the wing of the sphenoid; relating to a bone in the base of the skull, which in the adult is often consolidated with the sphenoid; as, alisphenoid bone; alisphenoid canal.
Allotriophagy (n.) A depraved appetite; a desire for improper food.
Alphabetarian (n.) A learner of the alphabet; an abecedarian.
Amphibologies (pl. ) of Amphibology
Amphictyonies (pl. ) of Amphictyony
Amphidromical (a.) Pertaining to an Attic festival at the naming of a child; -- so called because the friends of the parents carried the child around the hearth and then named it.
Amphiprostyle (a.) Doubly prostyle; having columns at each end, but not at the sides.
Amphiprostyle (n.) An amphiprostyle temple or edifice.
Amphisbaenoid (a.) Like or pertaining to the lizards of the genus Amphisbaena.
Amphitheatral (a.) Amphitheatrical; resembling an amphitheater.
Amphitheatric (a.) Alt. of Amphitheatrical
Anallantoidea (n. pl.) The division of Vertebrata in which no allantois is developed. It includes amphibians, fishes, and lower forms.
Anaphrodisiac (a. & n.) Same as Antaphrodisiac.
Anemorphilous (a.) Fertilized by the agency of the wind; -- said of plants in which the pollen is carried to the stigma by the wind; wind-Fertilized.
Anencephalous (a.) Without a brain; brainless.
Anisophyllous (a.) Having unequal leaves.
Anomophyllous (a.) Having leaves irregularly placed.
Antaphroditic (a.) Antaphrodisiac.
Antaphroditic (a.) Antisyphilitic.
Antaphroditic (n.) An antaphroditic medicine.
Anthophyllite (n.) A mineral of the hornblende group, of a yellowish gray or clove brown color.
Anthropophagi (n. pl.) Man eaters; cannibals.
Anthropophagy (n.) The eating of human flesh; cannibalism.
Anthroposophy (n.) Knowledge of the nature of man; hence, human wisdom.
Antiephialtic (a. & n.) Same as Antephialtic.
Antinephritic (a.) Counteracting, or deemed of use in, diseases of the kidneys.
Antinephritic (n.) An antinephritic remedy.
Aphanipterous (a.) Of or pertaining to the Aphaniptera.
Apheliotropic (a.) Turning away from the sun; -- said of leaves, etc.
Aphidophagous (a.) Feeding upon aphides, or plant lice, as do beetles of the family Coccinellidae.
Aphilanthropy (n.) Want of love to mankind; -- the opposite of philanthropy.
Aphrodisiacal (a.) Exciting venereal desire; provocative to venery.
Apocalyptical (a.) Of or pertaining to a revelation, or, specifically, to the Revelation of St. John; containing, or of the nature of, a prophetic revelation.
Apocryphalist (n.) One who believes in, or defends, the Apocrypha.
Apophlegmatic (a.) Designed to facilitate discharges of phlegm or mucus from mouth or nostrils.
Apophlegmatic (n.) An apophlegmatic medicine.
Archaeography (n.) A description of, or a treatise on, antiquity or antiquities.
Archencephala (n. pl.) The division that includes man alone.
Arteriography (n.) A systematic description of the arteries.
Astrophysical (a.) Pertaining to the physics of astronomical science.
Atmospherical (a.) Of or pertaining to the atmosphere; of the nature of, or resembling, the atmosphere; as, atmospheric air; the atmospheric envelope of the earth.
Atmospherical (a.) Existing in the atmosphere.
Atmospherical (a.) Caused, or operated on, by the atmosphere; as, an atmospheric effect; an atmospheric engine.
Atmospherical (a.) Dependent on the atmosphere.
Auriphrygiate (a.) Embroidered or decorated with gold.
Aurocephalous (a.) Having a gold-colored head.
Autobiography (n.) A biography written by the subject of it; memoirs of one's life written by one's self.
Autocephalous (a.) Having its own head; independent of episcopal or patriarchal jurisdiction, as certain Greek churches.
Autographical (a.) Pertaining to an autograph, or one's own handwriting; of the nature of an autograph.
Autographical (a.) Pertaining to, or used in, the process of autography; as, autographic ink, paper, or press.
Basipterygoid (a. & n.) Applied to a protuberance of the base of the sphenoid bone.
Bibliographer (n.) One who writes, or is versed in, bibliography.
Bibliographic (a.) Alt. of Bibliographical
Bibliophilism (n.) Love of books.
Bibliophilist (n.) A lover of books.
Bibliotaphist (n.) One who hides away books, as in a tomb.
Birectangular (a.) Containing or having two right angles; as, a birectangular spherical triangle.
Blasphemously (adv.) In a blasphemous manner.
Boustrophedon (n.) An ancient mode of writing, in alternate directions
Brachycephaly (n.) Alt. of Brachycephalism
Brachygrapher (n.) A writer in short hand; a stenographer.
Branchiostoma (n.) The lancelet. See Amphioxus.
Bromeliaceous (a.) Pertaining to, or resembling, a family of endogenous and mostly epiphytic or saxicolous plants of which the genera Tillandsia and Billbergia are examples. The pineapple, though terrestrial, is also of this family.
Calligraphist (n.) A calligrapher
Camphoraceous (a.) Of the nature of camphor; containing camphor.
Cardiographic (a.) Of or pertaining to, or produced by, a cardiograph.
Caryophyllous (a.) Caryophyllaceous.
Catadioptrics (n.) The science which treats of catadioptric phenomena, or of the used of catadioptric instruments.
Catastrophism (n.) The doctrine that the geological changes in the earth's crust have been caused by the sudden action of violent physical causes; -- opposed to the doctrine of uniformism.
Catastrophist (n.) One who holds the theory or catastrophism.
Cephalanthium (n.) Same as Anthodium.
Cephalization (n.) Domination of the head in animal life as expressed in the physical structure; localization of important organs or parts in or near the head, in animal development.
Cephalocercal (a.) Relating to the long axis of the body.
Cephalopodous (a.) Belonging to, or resembling, the cephalopods.
Cephalothorax (n.) The anterior portion of any one of the Arachnida and higher Crustacea, consisting of the united head and thorax.
Cephalotripsy (n.) The act or operation of crushing the head of a fetus in the womb in order to effect delivery.
Cephalotrocha (n.) A kind of annelid larva with a circle of cilia around the head.
Cerographical (a.) Of or pertaining to cerography.
Chalcographer (n.) Alt. of Chalcographist
Chartographer (n.) Alt. of Chartography
Chartographic (n.) Alt. of Chartography
Chirographist (n.) A chirographer; a writer or engrosser.
Chirographist (n.) One who tells fortunes by examining the hand.
Chloroplastid (n.) A granule of chlorophyll; -- also called chloroleucite.
Chromatophore (n.) A contractile cell or vesicle containing liquid pigment and capable of changing its form or size, thus causing changes of color in the translucent skin of such animals as possess them. They are highly developed and numerous in the cephalopods.
Chromatophore (n.) One of the granules of protoplasm, which in mass give color to the part of the plant containing them.
Chromospheric (a.) Of or pertaining to the chromosphere.
Chronographer (n.) One who writes a chronography; a chronologer.
Chronographic (a.) Of or pertaining to a chronograph.
Chthonophagia (n.) Alt. of Chthonophagy
Ciceronianism (n.) Imitation of, or resemblance to, the style or action Cicero; a Ciceronian phrase or expression.
Circumference (n.) The external surface of a sphere, or of any orbicular body.
Climatography (n.) A description of climates.
Cometographer (n.) One who describes or writes about comets.
Contraversion (n.) A turning to the opposite side; antistrophe.
Corruptionist (n.) One who corrupts, or who upholds corruption.
Cosmographies (pl. ) of Cosmography
Cryptographal (a.) Pertaining to cryptography; cryptographical.
Cryptographer (n.) One who writes in cipher, or secret characters.
Cryptographic (a.) Alt. of Cryptographical
Dactylioglyph (n.) An engraver of gems for rings and other ornaments.
Dactylioglyph (n.) The inscription of the engraver's name on a finger ring or gem.
Daguerreotype (n.) An early variety of photograph, produced on a silver plate, or copper plate covered with silver, and rendered sensitive by the action of iodine, or iodine and bromine, on which, after exposure in the camera, the latent image is developed by the vapor of mercury.
Deduplication (n.) The division of that which is morphologically one organ into two or more, as the division of an organ of a plant into a pair or cluster.
Deipnosophist (n.) One of an ancient sect of philosophers, who cultivated learned conversation at meals.
Dematerialize (v. t.) To deprive of material or physical qualities or characteristics.
Demephitizing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Demephitize
Demonographer (n.) A demonologist.
Dephlegmating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Dephlegmate
Dephlegmation (n.) The operation of separating water from spirits and acids, by evaporation or repeated distillation; -- called also concentration, especially when acids are the subject of it.
Dephlegmatory (a.) Pertaining to, or producing, dephlegmation.
Dermatography (n.) An anatomical description of, or treatise on, the skin.
Desulphurated (imp. & p. p.) of Desulphurate
Diaphanometer (n.) An instrument for measuring the transparency of the air.
Diaphanoscope (n.) A dark box constructed for viewing transparent pictures, with or without a lens.
Diaphoretical (a.) Having the power to increase perspiration.
Diaphragmatic (a.) Pertaining to a diaphragm; as, diaphragmatic respiration; the diaphragmatic arteries and nerves.
Diapophysical (a.) Pertaining to a diapophysis.
Diathermanism (n.) The doctrine or the phenomena of the transmission of radiant heat.
Dictionalrian (n.) A lexicographer.
Discodactylia (n. pl.) A division of amphibians having suctorial disks on the toes, as the tree frogs.
Edriophthalma (n. pl.) A group of Crustacea in which the eyes are without stalks; the Arthrostraca.
Electrophorus (n.) An instrument for exciting electricity, and repeating the charge indefinitely by induction, consisting of a flat cake of resin, shelllac, or ebonite, upon which is placed a plate of metal.
Elegiographer (n.) An elegist.
Elephantiasis (n.) A disease of the skin, in which it become enormously thickened, and is rough, hard, and fissured, like an elephant's hide.
Elephantoidal (a.) Resembling an elephant in form or appearance.
Emphysematous (a.) Pertaining to, or of the nature of, emphysema; swelled; bloated.
Encephalocele (n.) Hernia of the brain.
Encephalology (n.) The science which treats of the brain, its structure and functions.
Encephalotomy (n.) The act or art of dissecting the brain.
Encyclopaedia (n.) The circle of arts and sciences; a comprehensive summary of knowledge, or of a branch of knowledge; esp., a work in which the various branches of science or art are discussed separately, and usually in alphabetical order; a cyclopedia.
Endolymphatic (a.) Pertaining to, or containing, endolymph; as, the endolymphatic duct.
Endolymphatic (a.) Within a lymphatic vessel; endolymphangial.
Enterorrhaphy (n.) The operation of sewing up a rent in the intestinal canal.
Entomophagous (a.) Feeding on insects; insectivorous.
Entomophilous (a.) Fertilized by the agency of insects; -- said of plants in which the pollen is carried to the stigma by insects.
Epiperipheral (a.) Connected with, or having its origin upon, the external surface of the body; -- especially applied to the feelings which originate at the extremities of nerves distributed on the outer surface, as the sensation produced by touching an object with the finger; -- opposed to entoperipheral.
Epipharyngeal (a.) Pertaining to the segments above the epibranchial in the branchial arches of fishes.
Epipharyngeal (n.) An epipharyngeal bone or cartilage.
Equilibration (n.) The process by which animal and vegetable organisms preserve a physiological balance.
Euphemistical (a.) Pertaining to euphemism; containing a euphemism; softened in expression.
Expectoration (n.) The act of ejecting phlegm or mucus from the throat or lungs, by coughing, hawking, and spitting.
Expectoration (n.) That which is expectorated, as phlegm or mucus.
Extraphysical (a.) Not subject to physical laws or methods.
Floccillation (n.) A delirious picking of bedclothes by a sick person, as if to pick off flocks of wool; carphology; -- an alarming symptom in acute diseases.
Fluophosphate (n.) A double salt of fluoric and phosphoric acids.
Galvanoglyphy (n.) Same as Glyphography.
Galvanography (n.) The art or process of depositing metals by electricity; electrotypy.
Galvanography (n.) A method of producing by means of electrotyping process (without etching) copperplates which can be printed from in the same manner as engraved plates.
Galvanologist (n.) One who describes the phenomena of galvanism; a writer on galvanism.
Ganocephalous (a.) Of or pertaining to the Ganocephala.
Gastrophrenic (a.) Pertaining to the stomach and diaphragm; as, the gastrophrenic ligament.
Glossographer (n.) A writer of a glossary; a commentator; a scholiast.
Glyphographic (a.) Of or pertaining to glyphography.
Glyptographic (a.) Relating to glyptography, or the art of engraving on precious stones.
Graphicalness (n.) The quality or state of being graphic.
Gynandromorph (n.) An animal affected with gynandromorphism,
Gynodioecious (a.) Dioecious, but having some hermaphrodite or perfect flowers on an individual plant which bears mostly pistillate flowers.
Haemapophysis (n.) Same as Hemapophysis.
Haematophlina (n. pl.) A division of Cheiroptera, including the bloodsucking bats. See Vampire.
Helispherical (a.) Spiral.
Hemautography (n.) The obtaining of a curve similar to a pulse curve or sphygmogram by allowing the blood from a divided artery to strike against a piece of paper.
Hemimetabolic (a.) Having an incomplete metamorphosis, the larvae differing from the adults chiefly in laking wings, as in the grasshoppers and cockroaches.
Hemispherical (a.) Containing, or pertaining to, a hemisphere; as, a hemispheric figure or form; a hemispherical body.
Heptaphyllous (a.) Having seven leaves.
Heresiography (n.) A treatise on heresy.
Hermaphrodism (n.) See Hermaphroditism.
Hermaphrodite (n.) An individual which has the attributes of both male and female, or which unites in itself the two sexes; an animal or plant having the parts of generation of both sexes, as when a flower contains both the stamens and pistil within the same calyx, or on the same receptacle. In some cases reproduction may take place without the union of the distinct individuals. In the animal kingdom true hermaphrodites are found only among the invertebrates.
Hermaphrodite (a.) Including, or being of, both sexes; as, an hermaphrodite animal or flower.
Hermeneutical (a.) Unfolding the signification; of or pertaining to interpretation; exegetical; explanatory; as, hermeneutic theology, or the art of expounding the Scriptures; a hermeneutic phrase.
Heterocarpism (n.) The power of producing two kinds of reproductive bodies, as in Amphicarpaea, in which besides the usual pods, there are others underground.
Heterographic (a.) Employing the same letters to represent different sounds in different words or syllables; -- said of methods of spelling; as, the ordinary English orthography is heterographic.
Heteromorphic (a.) Deviating from the normal, perfect, or mature form; having different forms at different stages of existence, or in different individuals of the same species; -- applied especially to insects in which there is a wide difference of form between the larva and the adult, and to plants having more than one form of flower.
Heterophemist (n.) One liable to the fault of heterophemy.
Heterotropous (a.) Having the embryo or ovule oblique or transverse to the funiculus; amphitropous.
Hieroglyphist (n.) One versed in hieroglyphics.
High-pressure (a.) Having or involving a pressure greatly exceeding that of the atmosphere; -- said of steam, air, water, etc., and of steam, air, or hydraulic engines, water wheels, etc.
Historionomer (n.) One versed in the phenomena of history and the laws controlling them.
Holometabolic (a.) Having a complete metamorphosis;-said of certain insects, as the butterflies and bees.
Holophanerous (a.) Same as Holometabolic.
Homalographic (a.) Same as Homolographic.
Homocategoric (a.) Belonging to the same category of individuality; -- a morphological term applied to organisms so related.
Homolographic (a.) Preserving the mutual relations of parts, especially as to size and form; maintaining relative proportion.
Hydrocephalic (a.) Relating to, or connected with, hydrocephalus, or dropsy of the brain.
Hydrocephalus (n.) An accumulation of liquid within the cavity of the cranium, especially within the ventricles of the brain; dropsy of the brain. It is due usually to tubercular meningitis. When it occurs in infancy, it often enlarges the head enormously.
Hydrophlorone (n.) A white, crystal. Hydrophyllium (n.) One of the flat, leaflike, protective zooids, covering other zooids of certain Siphonophora.
Hydrosulphate (n.) Same as Hydrosulphurent.
Hydrosulphide (n.) One of a series of compounds, derived from hydrogen sulphide by the replacement of half its hydrogen by a base or basic radical; as, potassium hydrosulphide, KSH. The hydrosulphides are analogous to the hydrates and include the mercaptans.
Hydroxanthane (n.) A persulphocyanate.
Hyperphysical (a.) Above or transcending physical laws; supernatural.
Hypertrophied (a.) Excessively developed; characterized by hypertrophy.
Hypophosphate (n.) A salt of hypophosphoric acid.
Hypophosphite (n.) A salt of hypophosphorous acid.
Hyposulphuric (a.) Pertaining to, or containing, sulphur in a lower state of oxidation than in the sulphuric compounds; as, hyposulphuric acid.
Ichthyography (n.) A treatise on fishes.
Ichthyomorpha (n. pl.) The Urodela.
Ideographical (a.) Of or pertaining to an ideogram; representing ideas by symbols, independently of sounds; as, 9 represents not the word "nine," but the idea of the number itself.
Idiographical (a.) Of or pertaining to an idiograph.
Immaterialism (n.) The doctrine that external bodies may be reduced to mind and ideas in a mind; any doctrine opposed to materialism or phenomenalism, esp. a system that maintains the immateriality of the soul; idealism; esp., Bishop Berkeley's theory of idealism.
Incorporative (a.) Incorporating or tending to incorporate; as, the incorporative languages (as of the Basques, North American Indians, etc. ) which run a whole phrase into one word.
Inorthography (n.) Deviation from correct orthography; bad spelling.
Intercalation (n.) The insertion or introduction of anything among others, as the insertion of a phrase, line, or verse in a metrical composition; specif. (Geol.), the intrusion of a bed or layer between other layers.
Introspective (a.) Involving the act or results of conscious knowledge of physical phenomena; -- contrasted with associational.
Investigation (n.) The act of investigating; the process of inquiring into or following up; research; study; inquiry, esp. patient or thorough inquiry or examination; as, the investigations of the philosopher and the mathematician; the investigations of the judge, the moralist.
Isodimorphism (n.) Isomorphism between the two forms severally of two dimorphous substances.
Isodimorphous (a.) Having the quality of isodimorphism.
Isotrimorphic (a.) Isotrimorphous.
Keramographic (a.) Suitable to be written upon; capable of being written upon, as a slate; -- said especially of a certain kind of globe.
Labyrinthodon (n.) A genus of very large fossil amphibians, of the Triassic period, having bony plates on the under side of the body. It is the type of the order Labyrinthodonta. Called also Mastodonsaurus.
Lagophthalmia (n.) Alt. of Lagophthalmos
Lagophthalmos (n.) A morbid condition in which the eye stands wide open, giving a peculiar staring appearance.
Leucocythemia (n.) A disease in which the white corpuscles of the blood are largely increased in number, and there is enlargement of the spleen, or the lymphatic glands; leuchaemia.
Leucophyllous (a.) Having white or silvery foliage.
Lexicographer (n.) The author or compiler of a lexicon or dictionary.
Lexicographic (a.) Alt. of Lexicographical
Lexiphanicism (n.) The use of pretentious words, language, or style.
Lichenography (n.) A description of lichens; the science which illustrates the natural history of lichens.
Lissencephala (n. pl.) A general name for all those placental mammals that have a brain with few or no cerebral convolutions, as Rodentia, Insectivora, etc.
Lithiophilite (n.) A phosphate of manganese and lithium; a variety of triphylite.
Lithographing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Lithograph
Lithophosphor (n.) A stone that becomes phosphoric by heat.
Logographical (a.) Of or pertaining to logography.
Lophobranchii (n. pl.) An order of teleostean fishes, having the gills arranged in tufts on the branchial arches, as the Hippocampus and pipefishes.
Lyencephalous (a.) Pertaining to, or characteristic of, the Lyencephala.
Lymphadenitis (n.) Inflammation of the lymphatic glands; -- called also lymphitis.
Lymphangeitis (n.) Inflammation of the lymphatic vessels.
Macrophyllous (a.) Having long or large leaves.
Malebranchism (n.) The philosophical system of Malebranche, an eminent French metaphysician. The fundamental doctrine of his system is that the mind can not have knowledge of anything external to itself except in its relation to God.
Mechanography (n.) The art of mechanically multiplying copies of a writing, or any work of art.
Megacephalous (a.) Large headed; -- applied to animals, and to plants when they have large flower heads.
Megalophonous (a.) Having a loud voice.
Melanochroite (n.) A mineral of a red, or brownish or yellowish red color. It is a chromate of lead; -- called also phoenicocroite.
Mesencephalic (a.) Of or pertaining to the mesencephalon or midbrain.
Mesencephalon (n.) The middle segment of the brain; the midbrain. Sometimes abbreviated to mesen. See Brain.
Mesocephalous (a.) Mesocephalic.
Metallography (n.) The science or art of metals and metal working; also, a treatise on metals.
Metallography (n.) A method of transferring impressions of the grain of wood to metallic surfaces by chemical action.
Metallography (n.) A substitute for lithography, in which metallic plates are used instead of stone.
Metamorphosed (imp. & p. p.) of Metamorphose
Metamorphoser (n.) One who metamorphoses.
Metamorphosic (a.) Changing the form; transforming.
Metamorphoses (pl. ) of Metamorphosis
Metamorphosis (n.) Change of form, or structure; transformation.
Metamorphosis (n.) A change in the form or function of a living organism, by a natural process of growth or development; as, the metamorphosis of the yolk into the embryo, of a tadpole into a frog, or of a bud into a blossom. Especially, that form of sexual reproduction in which an embryo undergoes a series of marked changes of external form, as the chrysalis stage, pupa stage, etc., in insects.
Metamorphosis (n.) The change of material of one kind into another through the agency of the living organism; metabolism.
Metanephritic (a.) Of or pertaining to the metanephros.
Metaphosphate (n.) A salt of metaphosphoric acid.
Metaphysician (n.) One who is versed in metaphysics.
Metencephalon (n.) The posterior part of the brain, including the medulla; the afterbrain. Sometimes abbreviated to meten.
Meteorography (n.) The registration of meteorological phenomena.
Microcephalic (a.) Alt. of Microcephalous
Microphthalmy (n.) An unnatural smallness of the eyes, occurring as the result of disease or of imperfect development.
Microphyllous (a.) Small-leaved.
Monocephalous (a.) Having a solitary head; -- said of unbranched composite plants.
Monographical (a.) Of or pertaining to a monograph, or to a monography; as, a monographic writing; a monographic picture.
Monophthongal (a.) Consisting of, or pertaining to, a monophthong.
Monospherical (a.) Consisting of one sphere only.
Monosulphuret (n.) See Monosulphide.
Monsel's salt () A basic sulphate of iron; -- so named from Monsel, a Frenchman.
Morphological (a.) Of, pertaining to, or according to, the principles of morphology.
Myelencephala (n. pl.) Same as Vertebrata.
Myriophyllous (a.) Having an indefinitely great or countless number of leaves.
Naphthalidine (n.) Same as Naphthylamine.
Naphthylamine (n.) One of two basic amido derivatives of naphthalene, C10H7.NH2, forming crystal. Necessitarian (a.) Of or pertaining to the doctrine of philosophical necessity in regard to the origin and existence of things, especially as applied to the actings or choices of the will; -- opposed to libertarian.
Neurapophyses (pl. ) of Neurapophysis
Neurapophysis (n.) One of the two lateral processes or elements which form the neural arch.
Neurapophysis (n.) The dorsal process of the neural arch; neural spine; spinous process.
Nitroglycerin (n.) A liquid appearing like a heavy oil, colorless or yellowish, and consisting of a mixture of several glycerin salts of nitric acid, and hence more properly called glycerin nitrate. It is made by the action of nitric acid on glycerin in the presence of sulphuric acid. It is extremely unstable and terribly explosive. A very dilute solution is used in medicine as a neurotic under the name of glonion.
Nonaerobiotic (a.) Capable of living without atmospheric oxygen; anaerobiotic.
Noncondensing (a.) Not condensing; discharging the steam from the cylinder at a press
Nonemphatical (a.) Having no emphasis; unemphatic.
Aluminography (n.) Art or process of producing, and printing from, aluminium plates, after the manner of ordinary lithography.
Benzonaphthol () Alt. of Benzonaphtol
Biophotophone (n.) An instrument combining a cinematograph and a phonograph so that the moving figures on the screen are accompanied by the appropriate sounds.
Cinematograph (n.) A machine, combining magic lantern and kinetoscope features, for projecting on a screen a series of pictures, moved rapidly (25 to 50 a second) and intermittently before an objective lens, and producing by persistence of vision the illusion of continuous motion; a moving-picture machine; also, any of several other machines or devices producing moving pictorial effects.
Cinematograph (n.) A camera for taking chronophotographs for exhibition by the instrument described above.
Electrography (n.) The art or process of making electrographs or using an electrograph.
Electrography (n.) = Galvanography.
Lazaret fever () Typhus fever.
Megalocephaly (n.) The condition of having an abnormally large head.
Microanalysis (n.) Analysis of the structure of materials from careful observation of photomicrographs.
Neogrammarian (n.) One of a group of philologists who apply phonetic laws more widely and strictly than was formerly done, and who maintain that these laws admit of no real exceptions.
Oroheliograph (n.) A camera for obtaining a circular panoramic view of the horizon. The photographic plate is placed horizontally with a vertical lens above. A mirror of peculiar shape reflects light from the entire horizon to the lens, by means of which it is focused upon the plate.
Photoceramics (n.) Art or process of decorating pottery with photographically prepared designs.
Photodynamics (n.) The relation of light to the movements of plants and their organs; the study of the phenomena of curvatures induced by the stimulus of light.
Photographone (n.) A device, consisting essentially of an electric arc and a camera, by which a series of photographs of the variations of the arc due to sound waves are obtained for reproduction by means of a selenium cell and a telephone.
Radiotelegram (n.) A message transmitted by radiotelegraph.
Spermatophyta (n. pl.) A phylum embracing the highest plants, or those that produce seeds; the seed plants, or flowering plants. They form the most numerous group, including over 120,000 species. In general, the group is characterized by the marked development of the sporophyte, with great differentiation of its parts (root, stem, leaves, flowers, etc.); by the extreme reduction of the gametophyte; and by the development of seeds.
Spermatophyte (n.) Any plant of the phylum Spermatophyta.
Tribromphenol (n.) A colorless crystal. Turko-Iranian (a.) Designating, or pert. to, a mixed racial type including the Afghans, and characterized chiefly by stature above mean, fair complexion, dark, or sometimes gray, eyes, brachycephaly, and very long, prominent, and moderately narrow nose.
Occasionalism (n.) The system of occasional causes; -- a name given to certain theories of the Cartesian school of philosophers, as to the intervention of the First Cause, by which they account for the apparent reciprocal action of the soul and the body.
Octonaphthene (n.) A colorless liquid hydrocarbon of the octylene series, occurring in Caucasian petroleum.
Odontographic (a.) Of or pertaining to odontography.
Odontophorous (a.) Having an odontophore.
Ophiomorphite (n.) An ammonite.
Ophiomorphous (a.) Having the form of a serpent.
Ophthalmology (n.) The science which treats of the structure, functions, and diseases of the eye.
Opisthoglypha (n. pl.) A division of serpents which have some of the posterior maxillary teeth grooved for fangs.
Opisthography (n.) A writing upon the back of anything, as upon the back of a leaf or sheet already written upon on one side.
Orchesography (n.) A treatise upon dancing.
Organogenesis (n.) The germ history of the organs and systems of organs, -- a branch of morphogeny.
Organographic (a.) Alt. of Organographical
Organotrophic (a.) Relating to the creation, organization, and nutrition of living organs or parts.
Orphanotrophy (n.) A hospital for orphans.
Orphanotrophy (n.) The act of supporting orphans.
Orthographist (n.) One who spells words correctly; an orthographer.
Orthographize (v. t.) To spell correctly or according to usage; to correct in regard to spelling.
Ostreophagist (n.) One who feeds on oysters.
Palaeographer (a.) Alt. of Palaeographic
Palaeographic (a.) See Paleographer, Paleographic, etc.
Paleographist (n.) One versed in paleography; a paleographer.
Paragraphical (a.) Pertaining to, or consisting of, a paragraph or paragraphs.
Paraphernalia (n. pl.) Something reserved to a wife, over and above her dower, being chiefly apparel and ornaments suited to her degree.
Paraphernalia (n. pl.) Appendages; ornaments; finery; equipments.
Paraphragmata (pl. ) of Paraphagma
Pasigraphical (a.) Of or pertaining to pasigraphy.
Pentadelphous (a.) Having the stamens arranged in five clusters, those of each cluster having their filaments more or less united, as the flowers of the linden.
Pentaphyllous (a.) Having five leaves or leaflets.
Peribranchial (a.) Around the bronchi or bronchial tubes; as, the peribronchial lymphatics.
Perilymphatic (a.) Pertaining to, or containing, perilymph.
Perilymphatic (a.) Perilymphangial.
Perinephritis (n.) Inflammation of the cellular tissue around the kidney.
Perispherical (a.) Exactly spherical; globular.
Perityphlitis (n.) Inflammation of the connective tissue about the caecum.
Phalansterian (a.) Of or pertaining to phalansterianism.
Phalansterian (n.) One who favors the system of phalansteries proposed by Fourier.
Pharmaceutist (n.) One skilled in pharmacy; a druggist. See the Note under Apothecary.
Phenomenalism (n.) That theory which limits positive or scientific knowledge to phenomena only, whether material or spiritual.
Phenomenology (n.) A description, history, or explanation of phenomena.
Philadelphian (a.) Of or pertaining to Ptolemy Philadelphus, or to one of the cities named Philadelphia, esp. the modern city in Pennsylvania.
Philadelphian (n.) A native or an inhabitant of Philadelphia.
Philadelphian (n.) One of a society of mystics of the seventeenth century, -- called also the Family of Love.
Philhellenist (n.) A friend of Greece; one who supports the cause of the Greeks; particularly, one who supported them in their struggle for independence against the Turks; a philhellene.
Philosophical (a.) Of or pertaining to philosophy; versed in, or imbued with, the principles of philosophy; hence, characterizing a philosopher; rational; wise; temperate; calm; cool.
Philosophized (imp. & p. p.) of Philosophize
Philosophizer (n.) One who philosophizes.
Phlogisticate (v. t.) To combine phlogiston with; -- usually in the form and sense of the p. p. or the adj.; as, highly phlogisticated substances.
Phonautograph (n.) An instrument by means of which a sound can be made to produce a visible trace or record of itself. It consists essentially of a resonant vessel, usually of paraboloidal form, closed at one end by a flexible membrane. A stylus attached to some point of the membrane records the movements of the latter, as it vibrates, upon a moving cylinder or plate.
Phonetization (n.) The act, art, or process of representing sounds by phonetic signs.
Phonographist (n.) Phonographer.
Phosphorating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Phosphorate
Phosphoresced (imp. & p. p.) of Phosphoresce
Photochemical (a.) Of or pertaining to chemical action of light, or produced by it; as, the photochemical changes of the visual purple of the retina.
Photographing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Photograph
Photographist (n.) A photographer.
Photomagnetic (a.) Of or pertaining to photomagnetism.
Photometrical (a.) Of or pertaining to photometry, or to a photometer.
Phragmosiphon (n.) The siphon of a phragmocone.
Phraseologist (n.) A collector or coiner of phrases.
Phrenological (a.) Of or pertaining to phrenology.
Phylacterical (a.) Of or pertaining to phylacteries.
Phyllodineous (a.) Having phyllodia; relating to phyllodia.
Phyllophagous (a.) Substituting on leaves; leaf-eating.
Phyllophorous (a.) Leaf-bearing; producing leaves.
Phylloxanthin (n.) A yellow coloring matter extracted from chlorophyll.
Physianthropy (n.) The philosophy of human life, or the doctrine of the constitution and diseases of man, and their remedies.
Physiognomist (n.) One skilled in physiognomy.
Physiognomist (n.) One who tells fortunes by physiognomy.
Physiognomize (v. t.) To observe and study the physiognomy of.
Physiographic (a.) Alt. of Physiographical
Physiological (a.) Of or pertaining to physiology; relating to the science of the functions of living organism; as, physiological botany or chemistry.
Physostigmine (n.) An alkaloid found in the Calabar bean (the seed of Physostigma venenosum), and extracted as a white, tasteless, substance, amorphous or crystalline; -- formerly called eserine, with which it was regarded as identical.
Phytochemical (a.) Relating to phytochemistry.
Plagiocephaly (n.) Oblique lateral deformity of the skull.
Platycephalic (a.) Alt. of Platycephalous
Pleiophyllous (a.) Having several leaves; -- used especially when several leaves or leaflets appear where normally there should be only one.
Plesimorphism (n.) The property possessed by some substances of crystallizing in closely similar forms while unlike in chemical composition.
Pleurobrachia (n.) A genus of ctenophores having an ovate body and two long plumose tentacles.
Pneumatograph (n.) An instrument for recording the movements of the thorax or chest wall during respiration; -- also called stethograph.
Pneumatophore (n.) One of the Pneumonophora.
Pneumonophora (n. pl.) The division of Siphonophora which includes the Physalia and allied genera; -- called also Pneumatophorae.
Podocephalous (a.) Having a head of flowers on a long peduncle, or footstalk.
Podophthalmia (n. pl.) The stalk-eyed Crustacea, -- an order of Crustacea having the eyes supported on movable stalks. It includes the crabs, lobsters, and prawns. Called also Podophthalmata, and Decapoda.
Podophthalmic (a.) Alt. of Podophthalmous
Polyadelphian (a.) Alt. of Polyadelphous
Polyadelphous (a.) Belonging to the class Polyadelphia; having stamens united in three or more bundles.
Polygraphical (a.) Pertaining to, or employed in, polygraphy; as, a polygraphic instrument.
Polygraphical (a.) Done with a polygraph; as, a polygraphic copy.
Polymorphosis (n.) The assumption of several structural forms without a corresponding difference in function; -- said of sponges, etc.
Polysulphuret (n.) A polysulphide.
Polythalamous (a.) Many-chambered; -- applied to shells of Foraminifera and cephalopods. See Illust. of Nautilus.
Porphyraceous (a.) Porphyritic.
Preraphaelism (n.) Alt. of Preraphaelitism
Preraphaelite (a.) Of or pertaining to the style called preraphaelitism; as, a preraphaelite figure; a preraphaelite landscape.
Preraphaelite (n.) One who favors or practices art as it was before Raphael; one who favors or advocates preraphaelitism.
Presphenoidal (a.) Of or pertaining to the presphenoid bone; presphenoid.
Prognosticate (v. t.) To indicate as future; to foretell from signs or symptoms; to prophesy; to foreshow; to predict; as, to prognosticate evil.
Promorphology (n.) Crystallography of organic forms; -- a division of morphology created by Haeckel. It is essentially stereometric, and relates to a mathematical conception of organic forms. See Tectology.
Prophetically (adv.) In a prophetical manner; by way of prediction.
Proteroglypha (n. pl.) A suborder of serpents including those that have permanently erect grooved poison fangs, with ordinary teeth behind them in the jaws. It includes the cobras, the asps, and the sea snakes. Called also Proteroglyphia.
Protosulphide (n.) That one of a series of sulphides of any element which has the lowest proportion of sulphur; a sulphide with but one atom of sulphur in the molecule.
Proverbialism (n.) A proverbial phrase.
Psalmographer (n.) Alt. of Psalmographist
Psychophysics (n.) The science of the connection between nerve action and consciousness; the science which treats of the relations of the psychical and physical in their conjoint operation in man; the doctrine of the relation of function or dependence between body and soul.
Pterobranchia (n. pl.) An order of marine Bryozoa, having a bilobed lophophore and an axial cord. The genus Rhabdopleura is the type. Called also Podostomata. See Rhabdopleura.
Pterylography (n.) The study or description of the arrangement of feathers, or of the pterylae, of birds.
Pyroantimonic (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, an acid of antimony analogous to pyrophosphoric acid.
Pyrophosphate (n.) A salt of pyrophosphoric acid.
Pyrosulphuric (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, an acid called also disulphuric acid) obtained by distillation of certain sulphates, as a colorless, thick, oily liquid, H2S2O7 resembling sulphuric acid. It is used in the solution of indigo, in the manufacture of alizarin, and in dehydration.
Pythonomorpha (n. pl.) Same as Mosasauria.
Retrogression (n.) Backward development; a passing from a higher to a lower state of organization or structure, as when an animal, approaching maturity, becomes less highly organized than would be expected from its earlier stages or known relationship. Called also retrograde development, and regressive metamorphism.
Rhamphothecae (pl. ) of Rhamphotheca
Rhinencephala (pl. ) of Rhinencephalon
Rhyparography (n.) In ancient art, the painting of genre or still-life pictures.
Sarcophaguses (pl. ) of Sarcophagus
Scaphocephaly (n.) A deformed condition of the skull, in which the vault is narrow, elongated, and more or less boat-shaped.
Schizomycetes (n. pl.) An order of Schizophyta, including the so-called fission fungi, or bacteria. See Schizophyta, in the Supplement.
Scholasticism (n.) The method or subtilties of the schools of philosophy; scholastic formality; scholastic doctrines or philosophy.
Schreibersite (n.) A mineral occurring in steel-gray flexible folia. It contains iron, nickel, and phosphorus, and is found only in meteoric iron.
Sciagraphical (a.) Pertaining to sciagraphy.
Scolecomorpha (n. pl.) Same as Scolecida.
Scyphistomata (pl. ) of Scyphistoma
Seismographic (a.) Of or pertaining to a seismograph; indicated by a seismograph.
Selenographer (n.) One skilled in selenography.
Selenographic (a.) Alt. of Selenographical
Semaeostomata (n. pl.) A division of Discophora having large free mouth lobes. It includes Aurelia, and Pelagia. Called also Semeostoma.
Semiorbicular (a.) Having the shape of a half orb or sphere.
Semispherical (a.) Having the figure of a half sphere.
Siderographic (a.) Alt. of Siderographical
Siphoniferous (a.) Siphon-bearing, as the shell of the nautilus and other cephalopods.
Siphonoglyphe (n.) A gonidium.
Siphonophoran (a.) Belonging to the Siphonophora.
Siphonophoran (n.) One of the Siphonophora.
Siphunculated (a.) Having a siphuncle.
Sipunculoidea (n. pl.) Same as Gephyrea.
Sophisticated (imp. & p. p.) of Sophisticate
Sophisticated (a.) Adulterated; not pure; not genuine.
Sophisticator (n.) One who sophisticates.
Spermatogemma (n.) Same as Spermosphere.
Spermatophore (n.) Same as Spermospore.
Spermatophore (n.) A capsule or pocket inclosing a number of spermatozoa. They are present in many annelids, brachiopods, mollusks, and crustaceans. In cephalopods the structure of the capsule is very complex.
Sphaerenchyma (n.) Vegetable tissue composed of thin-walled rounded cells, -- a modification of parenchyma.
Sphagnicolous (a.) Growing in moss of the genus Sphagnum.
Sphenographer (n.) One skilled in sphenography; a sphenographist.
Sphenographic (a.) Of or pertaining to sphenography.
Spheroidicity (n.) Alt. of Spheroidity
Staphyloraphy (n.) Alt. of Staphylorrhaphy
Steganography (n.) The art of writing in cipher, or in characters which are not intelligible except to persons who have the key; cryptography.
Stenographing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Stenograph
Stenographist (n.) A stenographer.
Stenophyllous (a.) Having narrow leaves.
Stereographic (a.) Alt. of Stereographical
Stratigraphic (a.) Alt. of Stratigraphical
Stratigraphic (a.) Alt. of -ical
Stratographic (a.) Alt. of Stratographical
Strophiolated (a.) Furnished with a strophiole, or caruncle, or that which resembles it.
Subesophageal (a.) Situated beneath the esophagus.
Subsphenoidal (a.) Situated under, or on the ventral side of, the body of the sphenoid bone.
Sulpharsenate (n.) A salt of sulpharsenic acid.
Sulpharsenite (n.) A salt of sulpharsenious acid.
Sulphoarsenic (a.) Of, pertaining to, or containing, sulphur and arsenic; -- said of an acid which is the same as arsenic acid with the substitution of sulphur for oxygen.
Sulphocyanate (n.) A salt of sulphocyanic acid; -- also called thiocyanate, and formerly inaccurately sulphocyanide.
Sulphocyanide (n.) See Sulphocyanate.
Sulphostannic (a.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, a sulphacid of tin (more exactly called metasulphostannic acid), which is obtained as a dark brown amorphous substance, H/SnS/, forming a well-known series of salts.
Superphysical (a.) Above or beyond physics; not explainable by physical laws.
Supersulphate (n.) An acid sulphate.
Swedenborgian (n.) One who holds the doctrines of the New Jerusalem church, as taught by Emanuel Swedenborg, a Swedish philosopher and religious writer, who was born a. d. 1688 and died 1772. Swedenborg claimed to have intercourse with the spiritual world, through the opening of his spiritual senses in 1745.
Sycophantical (a.) Of or pertaining to a sycophant; characteristic of a sycophant; meanly or obsequiously flattering; courting favor by mean adulation; parasitic.
Symphyseotomy (n.) The operation of dividing the symphysis pubis for the purpose of facilitating labor; -- formerly called the Sigualtian section.
Sympiesometer (n.) A sensitive kind of barometer, in which the pressure of the atmosphere, acting upon a liquid, as oil, in the lower portion of the instrument, compresses an elastic gas in the upper part.
Synecphonesis (n.) A contraction of two syllables into one; synizesis.
Syphilization (n.) Inoculation with the syphilitic virus, especially when employed as a preventive measure, like vaccination.
Syphilologist (n.) One skilled in syphilology.
Tautophonical (a.) Pertaining to, or characterized by, tautophony; repeating the same sound.
Telegraphical (a.) Telegraphic.
Terephthalate (n.) A salt of terephthalic acid.
Tetraphyllous (a.) Having four leaves; consisting of four distinct leaves or leaflets.
Theanthropism (n.) The ascription of human atributes to the Deity, or to a polytheistic deity; anthropomorphism.
Theosophizing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Theosophize
Thermetograph (n.) A self-registering thermometer, especially one that registers the maximum and minimum during long periods.
Thermotropism (n.) The phenomenon of turning towards a source of warmth, seen in the growing parts of some plants.
Thiocarbonate (n.) A sulphocarbonate.
Thionaphthene (n.) A double benzene and thiophene nucleus, C8H6S, analogous to naphthalene, and like it the base of a large series of derivatives.
Thiosulphuric (a.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, an unstable acid, H2S2O3, analogous to sulphuric acid, and formerly called hyposulphurous acid.
Topographical () Of or pertaining to topography; descriptive of a place.
Toreumatology (n.) The art or the description of scupture such as bas-relief in metal; toreumatography.
Tracheophonae (n. pl.) A group of passerine birds having the syrinx at the lower end of the trachea.
Trachymedusae (n. pl.) A division of acalephs in which the development is direct from the eggs, without a hydroid stage. Some of the species are parasitic on other medusae.
Trachystomata (n. pl.) An order of tailed aquatic amphibians, including Siren and Pseudobranchus. They have anterior legs only, are eel-like in form, and have no teeth except a small patch on the palate. The external gills are persistent through life.
Transliterate (v. t.) To express or represent in the characters of another alphabet; as, to transliterate Sanskrit words by means of English letters.
Trichromatism (n.) The quality, state, or phenomenon of being trichromatic.
Typhomalarial (a.) Pertaining to typhoid fever and malaria; as, typhomalarial fever, a form of fever having symptoms both of malarial and typhoid fever.
Typographical (a.) Of or pertaining to the act or act of representing by types or symbols; emblematic; figurative; typical.
Typographical (a.) Of or pertaining to typography or printing; as, the typographic art.
Umbelliferone (n.) A tasteless white crystal. Uralitization (n.) The change of pyroxene to amphibole by paramorphism.
Uraniscoraphy (n.) Alt. of Uraniscorrhaphy
Uranographist (n.) One practiced in uranography.
Vulcanization (n.) The act or process of imparting to caoutchouc, gutta-percha, or the like, greater elasticity, durability, or hardness by heating with sulphur under pressure.
Whitworth gun () A form of rifled cannon and small arms invented by Sir Joseph Whitworth, of Manchester, England.
Xerophthalmia (n.) An abnormal dryness of the eyeball produced usually by long-continued inflammation and subsequent atrophy of the conjunctiva.
Xiphiplastron (n.) The posterior, or fourth, lateral plate in the plastron of turtles; -- called also xiphisternum.
Xiphophyllous (a.) Having sword-shaped leaves.
Xylographical (a.) Of or pertaining to xylography, or wood engraving.
Zincongraphic (a.) Alt. of Zincongraphical
Zoopraxiscope (n.) An instrument similar to, or the same as, the, the phenakistoscope, by means of which pictures projected upon a screen are made to exhibit the natural movements of animals, and the like.
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