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Definition of Zooid

Zooid a. means: Pertaining to, or resembling, an animal.

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Zooid a. means: Pertaining to, or resembling, an animal.

Meaning of Zooid

Zooid (a.) means: Pertaining to, or resembling, an animal.

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Zooid (a.): Pertaining to, or resembling, an animal.

Tritozooid (n.): A zooid of the third generation in asexual reproduction.

Protozoon (n.): A single zooid of a compound protozoan.

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

Sporogony (n.): The growth or development of an animal or a zooid from a nonsexual germ.

Zooid (n.): An animal in one of its inferior stages of development, as one of the intermediate forms in alternate generation.

Gonozooid (n.): A sexual zooid, or medusoid bud of a hydroid; a gonophore. See Hydroidea, and Illust. of Campanularian.

Sporosac (n.): A hydrozoan reproductive zooid or gonophore which does not become medusoid in form or structure. See Illust. under Athecata.

Blastostyle (n.): In certain hydroids, an imperfect zooid, whose special function is to produce medusoid buds. See Hydroidea, and Athecata.

Person (n.): A shoot or bud of a plant; a polyp or zooid of the compound Hydrozoa Anthozoa, etc.; also, an individual, in the narrowest sense, among the higher animals.

Zooid (n.): One of the individual animals in a composite group, as of Anthozoa, Hydroidea, and Bryozoa; -- sometimes restricted to those individuals in which the mouth and digestive organs are not developed.

Gonophore (n.): A sexual zooid produced as a medusoid bud upon a hydroid, sometimes becoming a free hydromedusa, sometimes remaining attached. See Hydroidea, and Illusts. of Athecata, Campanularian, and Gonosome.

Simple (a.): Consisting of a single individual or zooid; as, a simple ascidian; -- opposed to compound.

Zooid (n.): An organic body or cell having locomotion, as a spermatic cell or spermatozooid.

Dactylozooid (n.): A kind of zooid of Siphonophora which has an elongated or even vermiform body, with one tentacle, but no mouth. See Siphonophora.

Individual (n.): An independent, or partially independent, zooid of a compound animal.

Oecoid (n.): The colorless porous framework, or stroma, of red blood corpuscles from which the zooid, or hemoglobin and other substances of the corpuscles, may be dissolved out.

Zooidal (a.): Of or pertaining to a zooid; as, a zooidal form.

Bryozoum (n.): An individual zooid of a bryozoan coralline, of which there may be two or more kinds in a single colony. The zooecia usually have a wreath of tentacles around the mouth, and a well developed stomach and intestinal canal; but these parts are lacking in the other zooids (Avicularia, Ooecia, etc.).

Sporocyst (n.): An asexual zooid, usually forming one of a series of larval forms in the agamic reproduction of various trematodes and other parasitic worms. The sporocyst generally develops from an egg, but in its turn produces other larvae by internal budding, or by the subdivision of a part or all of its contents into a number of minute germs. See Redia.

Porpita (n.): A genus of bright-colored Siphonophora found floating in the warmer parts of the ocean. The individuals are round and disk-shaped, with a large zooid in the center of the under side, surrounded by smaller nutritive and reproductive zooids, and by slender dactylozooids near the margin. The disk contains a central float, or pneumatocyst.

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Meaning of wasabie, wassup

wasabie, wassup means: Used for saying "Hello" or "What's up?" wassup, b? What's up brother, brotha, bro, b- used as in informal greeting amongst friends. The term 'wasabie' as previously entred was mistaken for 'wassup, b?' ie what's up, brother- bro- b; that was popularised by the Budweiser beer commercials here in the US in which the characters greet each other with the phrase: 'waaassssssuuuuuuuup!!!!' back and forth on phones/intercoms. In one of the commercials, one of the characters is having dinner with his girl at a Japanese restaurant. They are brought their meals which included wasabi. The character chuckles when the japanese waiter says wasabi. So he says wassup, b. The waiter says wasabi and the back and forth and next thing you know, he has gotten every waiter/staff yelling wasssssuuuup, b/wasssssaaaaaabi!!!! Order is then restored when his girlfriend slaps her hand on the table. They are now classic commercials. There were a couple of independent take offs on these commercials that used old grannies, the "Superfriends" cartoons, and New York Jewish businessmen and Rabbis where 'wassup' was changed to "shalom" and the product was "whitefish" instead of Budweiser. Budweiser also came out with other incarnations where Yuppies drinking imports were used and one with a mafia flavour where the greeting went from wassup to "how ya doin" with heavy NYC accent. The Bud commercials can be see on the net at www.adcritic.com and the Shalom spoof was on www.neurotrash.com. (ed: and I just thought wasabi was a really hot Japanese dressing!) On this point, we received the following: Your online slang dictionary contains an entry for "Wasabi" and lists it as meaning "hello". It also properly mentions that Wasabi is a hot horseradish sauce. I believe that the usage of Wasabi as "Hello" comes from a series of American Budweiser Beer TV commercials It started with a group of men sitting around answering the phone yelling "WAAAAAAAZAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA" which is a wide open mouthed tongue sticking out way of saying "What's up". In the next commercial, one of the guys from the first one is out with his girlfriend at a sushi restaurant. The waiter brings them their wasabi sauce with their sushi, and the guy starts playing with the word, similar to the "Waaaaaazaaaaaaaaaaaa" from the first commencial. "Wasabi" (chuckle) "Wasaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaabi" Eventually everyone in the restaurant is yelling "Wasaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaabi" before the guys girlfriend scolds him and they all stop. So, "Wasabi" = "wazaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa" = "What's up" (ed: which seems to sum that up pretty effectively - I think!)

Meaning of Go the Whole Hog

Go the Whole Hog means: Out and out in favor of anything. A softened form of the phrase is to go the entire animal.

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