[ep-uh-mee-dee-uh m] /ˌɛp əˈmi di əm/
noun, plural epimediums.
any of various Old World plants belonging to the genus Epimedium, of the barberry family, having small, pinnate leaves and spurred white, yellow, or reddish flowers.
epimenorrhagia ep·i·men·or·rha·gi·a (ěp’ə-měn’ə-rā’jē-ə) n. Menstruation that is unusually prolonged and profuse.
epimenorrhea ep·i·men·or·rhe·a (ěp’ə-měn’ə-rē’ə) n. Unusually frequent menstruation.
[ep-uh-mer] /ˈɛp ə mər/ noun, Chemistry. 1. either of a pair of isomeric aldose compounds, especially of certain sugars, that differ from each other in the positions of the H and OH at the second atom from the end of the carbon chain, as d-glucose and d-mannose. epimer ep·i·mer (ěp’ə-mər) n. One of two molecules […]
epimerase e·pim·er·ase (ĭ-pĭm’ə-rās’, -rāz’) n. Any of a class of enzymes that catalyze changes to epimers.