anthropozoonosis an·thro·po·zo·o·no·sis (ān’thrə-pō-zō’ə-nō’sĭs)
A zoonosis maintained in nature by animals and transmissible to humans.
any tropical American plant belonging to the genus Anthurium, of the arum family, certain species of which are cultivated for their glossy red heart-shaped bract surrounding a rodlike spike of tiny yellow flowers. noun any of various tropical American aroid plants constituting the genus Anthurium, many of which are cultivated as house plants for their […]
opposed to or the legalization of . opposition to , especially legalized . Contemporary Examples Is the last hurrah of the feminist movement to put a bunch of antiabortion Republican females in public office? This Candidate Is Bad For Women Linda Hirshman June 8, 2010 When a Southern state starts backing away from antiabortion legislation, […]
a person who is opposed to a particular practice, party, policy, action, etc. a prefix meaning “against,” “opposite of,” “antiparticle of,” used in the formation of compound words (anticline); used freely in combination with elements of any origin (antibody; antifreeze; antiknock; antilepton). Contemporary Examples The piece of c.w. is that Republicans are pro-military and Democrats […]
of or relating to a college, , school, or other educational institution, especially one for higher education: academic requirements. pertaining to areas of study that are not primarily vocational or applied, as the humanities or pure mathematics. theoretical or hypothetical; not practical, realistic, or directly useful: an academic question; an academic discussion of a matter […]