soil that has a profile determined predominantly by factors other than local climate and vegetation. Azonal soils include some mountain, alluvial, marine, glacial, windblown, and volcanic soils Compare intrazonal soil, zonal soil
noun (pathol) absence of spermatozoa in the semen azoospermia a·zo·o·sper·mi·a (ā-zō’ə-spûr’mē-ə, ə-zō’-) n. Absence of live spermatozoa in the semen. Failure to form live spermatozoa.
azoprotein azoprotein az·o·pro·tein (āz’ō-prō’tēn’, -tē-ĭn, ā’zō-) n. Any of various compounds formed by coupling proteins with diazonium compounds, often used as synthetic antigens.
a group of islands in the N Atlantic, W of Portugal: politically part of Portugal. 890 sq. mi. (2305 sq. km). Historical Examples The consumption of this Article at Madeira and the Azores does not exceed 740,000 cwt. The History of the Revolutions of Portugal Abb Vertot The Azores ought, too, to have shown more […]