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  • z - noun the 26th letter of the Roman alphabet: the ending of a series or sequence
  • z-dependent.
  • za.
  • zaba.
  • zachary.
  • zafirlukast.
  • zagreb - noun the capital of Croatia
  • zaidi.
  • zaire - noun the basic unit of money in Zaire: a republic in central Africa; achieved independence from Belgium in 1960
  • zajicek.
  • zaki.
  • zalcitabine.
  • zaleplon.
  • zaliv-terpeniya.
  • zaltzman.
  • zam-buk.
  • zaman - noun large ornamental tropical American tree with bipinnate leaves and globose clusters of flowers with crimson stamens and seed pods that are eaten by cattle
  • zambezi - noun an African river; flows into the Indian Ocean
  • zambia - noun a republic in central Africa; formerly controlled by Great Britain and called Northern Rhodesia until it gained independence within the commonwealth in 1964
  • zamia - noun any of various cycads of the genus Zamia; among the smallest and most verdant cycads
  • zammit.
  • zampaglione.
  • zanamavir.
  • zanamivir.
  • zanchetti.
  • zanella.
  • zangwill - noun English writer (1864-1926)
  • zanker.
  • zap - noun a sudden event that imparts energy or excitement, usually with a dramatic impact: verb kill with or as if with a burst of gunfire or electric current or as if by shooting: strike suddenly and with force: cook or heat in a microwave oven: strike at with firepower or bombs
  • zapardiel.
  • zapater.
  • zareba.
  • zaria - noun a city in north central Nigeria; agricultural trading center
  • zaroulis.
  • zary.
  • zary's.
  • zasshi.
  • zavoikin.
  • zawadzki.
  • zbick.
  • zbinden.
  • zcel.
  • zd.
  • zdv - noun an antiviral drug (trade name Retrovir) used in the treatment of AIDS; adverse side effects include liver damage and suppression of the bone marrow
  • zeal - noun excessive fervor to do something or accomplish some end: prompt willingness: a feeling of strong eagerness (usually in favor of a person or cause)
  • zealand - noun the largest island of Denmark and the site of Copenhagen
  • zealley.
  • zealous - adj. marked by active interest and enthusiasm
  • zearalenone.
  • zeasorb.
  • zebra - noun any of several fleet black-and-white striped African equines
  • zebrafish.
  • zebrina.
  • zee - noun the 26th letter of the Roman alphabet
  • zeeuw.
  • zeidler.
  • zein.
  • zeitlin.
  • zeitschrift.
  • zeki.
  • zellweger.
  • zellweger's.
  • zellweger-like.
  • zenon.
  • zentralblatt.
  • zeolite - noun any of a family of glassy minerals analogous to feldspar containing hydrated aluminum silicates of calcium or sodium or potassium; formed in cavities in lava flows and in plutonic rocks
  • zero - adj. indicating the absence of any or all units under consideration: indicating an initial point or origin: having no measurable or otherwise determinable value: of or relating to the null set (a set with no members): noun the quantity that registers a reading of zero on a scale: a mathematical element that when added to another number yields the same number: a quantity of no importance: verb adjust (as by firing under test conditions) the zero of (a gun): adjust (an instrument or device) to zero value
  • zeroual.
  • zerres.
  • zervondakis.
  • zeta - noun the 6th letter of the Greek alphabet
  • zf.
  • zfx.
  • zh.
  • zhang.
  • zhang's.
  • zhou - noun the imperial dynasty of China from 1122 to 221 BC; notable for the rise of Confucianism and Taoism
  • zia-amirhossaini.
  • zidovudine - noun an antiviral drug (trade name Retrovir) used in the treatment of AIDS; adverse side effects include liver damage and suppression of the bone marrow
  • zidovudine-induced.
  • ziegler - noun German chemist honored for his research on polymers (1898-1973)
  • ziehl.
  • ziehl-neelsen-stained.
  • ziehl-neelsenstained.
  • zierler.
  • ziesche.
  • zieve's.
  • zig - noun an angular shape characterized by sharp turns in alternating directions
  • zig-zag.
  • zigadenus - noun genus of mostly North American poisonous plants; sometimes placed in family Melanthiaceae
  • zijlstra.
  • zileuton.
  • zimbabwe - noun a landlocked republic in south central Africa formerly called Rhodesia; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1980
  • zimeldine.
  • zimmer - noun a light enclosing framework (trade name Zimmer) with rubber castors or wheels and handles; helps invalids or the handicapped or the aged to walk
  • zimmerman.
  • zimmet.
  • zimran.
  • zinc - noun a bluish-white lustrous metallic element; brittle at ordinary temperatures but malleable when heated; used in a wide variety of alloys and in galvanizing iron; it occurs as zinc sulphide in zinc blende: verb coat or cover with zinc
  • zinc-finger.
  • zine.
  • zinga.
  • zink.
  • zinsser - noun United States bacteriologist who helped develop immunization against typhus fever (1878-1940)
  • zip - noun a fastener for locking together two toothed edges by means of a sliding tab: forceful exertion: a code of letters and digits added to a postal address to aid in the sorting of mail: a quantity of no importance: verb close with a zipper: move very fast
  • zipes.
  • zipper - noun a fastener for locking together two toothed edges by means of a sliding tab: verb close with a zipper
  • zipper-like.
  • zippered.
  • zippers.
  • zirinsky.
  • zisapel.
  • zisman.
  • zizania - noun wild rice
  • zj.
  • zm.
  • zn - noun a bluish-white lustrous metallic element; brittle at ordinary temperatures but malleable when heated; used in a wide variety of alloys and in galvanizing iron; it occurs as zinc sulphide in zinc blende
  • zo.
  • zohar.
  • zoleplon.
  • zoll.
  • zollinger.
  • zollinger-ellison.
  • zollner.
  • zolpidem.
  • zona - noun (anatomy) any encircling or beltlike structure
  • zonal - adj. associated with or divided into zones: relating to or of the nature of a zone
  • zonana.
  • zonas.
  • zonation.
  • zone - noun (anatomy) any encircling or beltlike structure: an area or region distinguished from adjacent parts by a distinctive feature or characteristic: any of the regions of the surface of the Earth loosely divided according to latitude or longitude: a circumscribed geographical region characterized by some distinctive features: verbregulate housing in; of certain areas of towns: separate or apportion into sections
  • zones.
  • zonizimade.
  • zono.
  • zonular.
  • zonule - noun small beltlike zone
  • zonules.
  • zoo - noun the facility where wild animals are housed for exhibition
  • zooepidemicus.
  • zoogeographical.
  • zoohelcum.
  • zoological - adj. of or relating to animals or animal groups:concerning the study of animals and their classification and properties
  • zoology - noun the branch of biology that studies animals: all the animal life in a particular region or period
  • zoom - noun the act of rising upward into the air: a rapid rise: verbmove along very quickly: move with a low humming noise: rise rapidly
  • zoom-magnification.
  • zoon's.
  • zoonoses.
  • zoonosis - noun an animal disease that can be transmitted to humans
  • zoonotic - adj. of or relating to or constituting zoonosis
  • zoophilic.
  • zooplankton - noun animal constituent of plankton; mainly small crustaceans and fish larvae
  • zoos.
  • zopiclone.
  • zoppo.
  • zorzon.
  • zoster - noun eruptions along a nerve path often accompanied by severe neuralgia
  • zoster-associated.
  • zovickian.
  • zp.
  • zs.
  • zt.
  • zubeir.
  • zuber.
  • zucali.
  • zucker.
  • zuckerman.
  • zullo.
  • zum.
  • zumla.
  • zumpt.
  • zuravleff.
  • zurich - noun the largest city in Switzerland; located in the northern part of the country
  • zwan.
  • zwart.
  • zwaveling.
  • zx.
  • zy.
  • zydovudine.
  • zygapophyseal.
  • zygoapohyseal.
  • zygoapophyseal.
  • zygomata.
  • zygomatic - adj. of or relating to the cheek region of the face: nounthe arch of bone beneath the eye that forms the prominence of the cheek
  • zygomycete.
  • zygomycetes - noun class of fungi coextensive with subdivision Zygomycota
  • zygomycosis.
  • zygote - noun the cell resulting from the union of an ovum and a spermatozoon (including the organism that develops from that cell)
  • zygotes.
  • zymodeme.
  • zymogen - noun any of a group of compounds that are inactive precursors of enzymes and require some change (such as the hydrolysis of a fragment that masks an active enzyme) to become active
  • zymogens.
  • zymonema.
  • zymosan.
  • zz.

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