[met-uh-si-kwoi-uh] /ˌmɛt ə sɪˈkwɔɪ ə/

a tall deciduous coniferous tree, Metasequoia glyptostrobodes, first known as a fossil and then discovered alive in China.


Read Also:

  • Metascope

    [met-uh-skohp] /ˈmɛt əˌskoʊp/ noun 1. a device for converting infrared radiation into visible light.

  • Metes-and-bounds

    [meets] /mits/ plural noun 1. the boundaries or limits of a piece of land.

  • Metestrus

    [met-es-truh s] /mɛtˈɛs trəs/ noun 1. the luteal phase of the reproductive cycle in mammalian females, occurring after ovulation and characterized by development of the corpus luteum, increased progesterone secretion, and decreased estrogen secretion. /mɛtˈɛstrəs; -ˈiːstrəs/ noun 1. the US spelling of metoestrus metestrus met·es·trus (mě-těs’trəs) n. The period of sexual inactivity that follows estrus.

  • Metformin

    [met-fawr-min] /mɛtˈfɔr mɪn/ noun, Pharmacology. 1. an oral drug, C 4 H 11 N 5 , used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes, often in combination with .

Disclaimer: Metasequoia definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.