Words starting with t

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of T

t means: hormone produced by the thyroid glands to regulate metabolism by controlling the rate of oxidation in cells

Meaning of T

t means: thyroid hormone similar to thyroxine but with one less iodine atom per molecule and produced in smaller quantity; exerts the same biological effects as thyroxine but is more potent and briefer

Meaning of T

t means: the 20th letter of the Roman alphabet

Meaning of T

t means: a unit of weight equivalent to 1000 kilograms

Meaning of T

t means: one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose)

Meaning of T

t means: a base found in DNA (but not in RNA) and derived from pyrimidine; pairs with adenine

Meaning of T cell

t cell means: a small lymphocyte developed in the thymus; it orchestrates the immune system's response to infected or malignant cells

Meaning of T hinge

t hinge means: a hinge that looks like the letter T when it is opened; similar to a strap hinge except that one strap has been replaced by half of a butt hinge that can be mortised flush into the stationary frame

Meaning of T lymphocyte

t lymphocyte means: a small lymphocyte developed in the thymus; it orchestrates the immune system's response to infected or malignant cells

Meaning of T'ai chi

t'ai chi means: a Chinese system of slow meditative physical exercise designed for relaxation and balance and health

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Boughed

boughed means: having boughs (of trees)

Meaning of Coiled

coiled means: curled or wound (especially in concentric rings or spirals)

Meaning of Cryogenics

cryogenics means: the branch of physics that studies the phenomena that occur at very low temperatures

Meaning of Dizygotic twin

dizygotic twin means: either of two twins who developed from two separate fertilized eggs

Meaning of Estates general

estates general means: assembly of the estates of all France; last meeting in 1789

Meaning of Genus halicoeres

genus halicoeres means: a genus of Labridae

Meaning of Grume

grume means: a semisolid mass of coagulated red and white blood cells

Meaning of Grume

grume means: a thick viscous liquid

Meaning of Intonation

intonation means: the production of musical tones (by voice or instrument); especially the exactitude of the pitch relations

Meaning of Intonation

intonation means: the act of singing in a monotonous tone

Meaning of Intonation

intonation means: singing by a soloist of the opening piece of plainsong

Meaning of Intonation

intonation means: rise and fall of the voice pitch

Meaning of Itty-bitty

itty-bitty means: (used informally) very small

Meaning of Judicial writ

judicial writ means: (law) a legal document issued by a court or judicial officer

Meaning of Nyctereutes procyonides

nyctereutes procyonides means: small wild dog of eastern Asia having facial markings like those of a raccoon

Meaning of Pants

pants means: (used in the plural) underpants worn by women

Meaning of Spear thistle

spear thistle means: European thistle with rather large heads and prickly leaves; extensively naturalized as a weed in the United States

Meaning of Tail end

tail end means: the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on

Meaning of Tail end

tail end means: any projection that resembles the tail of an animal

Meaning of Tail end

tail end means: the time of the last part of something

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