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Meaning of Xanthomatosis

xanthomatosis means: widespread xanthomas (especially on elbows and knees); often associated with a disorder of lipid metabolism

Meaning of Xanthomonad

xanthomonad means: bacteria producing yellow non-water-soluble pigments; some pathogenic for plants

Meaning of Xanthomonas

xanthomonas means: a genus of bacteria similar to Pseudomonas but producing a yellow pigment that is not soluble in water

Meaning of Xanthophyceae

xanthophyceae means: yellow-green algae

Meaning of Xanthophyl

xanthophyl means: yellow carotenoid pigments in plants and animal fats and egg yolks

Meaning of Xanthophyll

xanthophyll means: yellow carotenoid pigments in plants and animal fats and egg yolks

Meaning of Xanthopsia

xanthopsia means: visual defect in which objects appear to have a yellowish hue; sometimes occurs in cases of jaundice

Meaning of Xanthorrhoeaceae

xanthorrhoeaceae means: one of many subfamilies into which some classification systems subdivide the Liliaceae but not widely accepted

Meaning of Xanthorroea

xanthorroea means: grass trees; sometimes placed in family Xanthorrhoeaceae

Meaning of Xanthosis

xanthosis means: an abnormal yellow discoloration of the skin

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Blenheim

blenheim means: the First Duke of Marlborough and Prince Eugene of Savoy defeated the French in 1704 during the War of the Spanish Succession

Meaning of Chain lightning

chain lightning means: a form of lightning that moves rapidly in a zigzag path with one end divided (fork-like)

Meaning of Determinism

determinism means: (philosophy) a philosophical theory holding that all events are inevitable consequences of antecedent sufficient causes; often understood as denying the possibility of free will

Meaning of Discountenance

discountenance means: show disapproval by discouraging

Meaning of Discountenance

discountenance means: look with disfavor on

Meaning of Earth-god

earth-god means: a god of fertility and vegetation

Meaning of Elision

elision means: a deliberate act of omission

Meaning of Elision

elision means: omission of a sound between two words (usually a vowel and the end of one word or the beginning of the next)

Meaning of English primrose

english primrose means: plant of western and southern Europe widely cultivated for its pale yellow flowers

Meaning of Getatable

getatable means: capable of being reached or attained

Meaning of Goldplate

goldplate means: plate with gold

Meaning of Horrible

horrible means: provoking horror

Meaning of Keep track

keep track means: keep informed of fully aware

Meaning of Legation

legation means: the post or office of legate

Meaning of Legation

legation means: a permanent diplomatic mission headed by a minister

Meaning of Phenolic urea

phenolic urea means: a plastic consisting of phenolic resins

Meaning of Ragpicker's disease

ragpicker's disease means: a form of anthrax infection acquired by inhalation of dust containing Bacillus anthracis; initial symptoms (chill and cough and dyspnea and rapid pulse) are followed by extreme cardiovascular collapse

Meaning of Red-bellied snake

red-bellied snake means: harmless woodland snake of southeastern United States

Meaning of Rosh hashona

rosh hashona means: (Judaism) a solemn Jewish feast day celebrated on the 1st or 1st and 2nd of Tishri; noted for the blowing of the shofar

Meaning of Sight gag

sight gag means: a joke whose effect is achieved by visual means rather than by speech (as in a movie)

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