Words starting with k

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Meaning of Karpholite

Karpholite means: A fibrous mineral occurring in tufts of a straw-yellow color. It is a hydrous silicate of alumina and manganese.

Meaning of Karroos

Karroos means: of Karreo

Meaning of Karreo

Karreo means: One of the dry table-lands of South Africa, which often rise terracelike to considerable elevations.

Meaning of Karstenite

Karstenite means: Same as Anhydrite.

Meaning of Karvel

Karvel means: See Carvel, and Caravel.

Meaning of Karyokinesis

Karyokinesis means: The indirect division of cells in which, prior to division of the cell protoplasm, complicated changes take place in the nucleus, attended with movement of the nuclear fibrils; -- opposed to karyostenosis. The nucleus becomes enlarged and convoluted, and finally the threads are separated into two groups which ultimately become disconnected and constitute the daughter nuclei. Called also mitosis. See Cell development, under Cell.

Meaning of Karyokinetic

Karyokinetic means: Of or pertaining to karyokinesis; as, karyokinetic changes of cell division.

Meaning of Karyomiton

Karyomiton means: The reticular network of fine fibers, of which the nucleus of a cell is in part composed; -- in opposition to kytomiton, or the network in the body of the cell.

Meaning of Karyoplasma

Karyoplasma means: The protoplasmic substance of the nucleus of a cell: nucleoplasm; -- in opposition to kytoplasma, the protoplasm of the cell.

Meaning of Karyostenosis

Karyostenosis means: Direct cell division (in which there is first a simple division of the nucleus, without any changes in its structure, followed by division of the protoplasm of the karyostenotic mode of nuclear division.

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Meaning of Zoonule

Zoonule means: Same as Zoonite.

Meaning of Zoonomy

Zoonomy means: The laws of animal life, or the science which treats of the phenomena of animal life, their causes and relations.

Meaning of Zoonite

Zoonite means: One of the theoretic transverse divisions of any segmented animal.

Meaning of Zoonite

Zoonite means: One of the segments of the body of an articulate animal.

Meaning of Zoonic

Zoonic means: Of or pertaining to animals; obtained from animal substances.

Meaning of Zoon

Zoon means: Any one of the perfectly developed individuals of a compound animal.

Meaning of Zoon

Zoon means: An animal which is the sole product of a single egg; -- opposed to zooid.

Meaning of Zoa

Zoa means: of Zoon

Meaning of Zoomorphism

Zoomorphism means: The representation of God, or of gods, in the form, or with the attributes, of the lower animals.

Meaning of Zoomorphism

Zoomorphism means: The quality of representing or using animal forms; as, zoomorphism in ornament.

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