zonulitis zo·nu·li·tis (zōn’yə-lī’tĭs)
Inflammation of the ciliary zonule.
Also called zoological garden. a parklike area in which live animals are kept in cages or large enclosures for public exhibition. Informal. a place, activity, or group marked by chaos or unrestrained behavior. a combining form meaning “living being,” “animal,” used in the formation of compound words: zoometry; zooplankton. Contemporary Examples He posted two tweets […]
zonulolysis zonulolysis zo·nu·lol·y·sis (zōn’yə-lŏl’ĭ-sĭs) or zo·nu·ly·sis (-lī’sĭs) n. Enzymatic dissolution of the ciliary zonule to facilitate surgical removal of a cataract.
the branch of dealing with the constituents of the animal body; animal . noun the branch of biochemistry that is concerned with the constituents of an animal’s body
any of various symbiotic green algae in the cytoplasm of certain freshwater invertebrates, as stentors and hydras. Historical Examples Diameter 25 to 80µ; pseudopodia twice as long as the body diameter; the plasm often contains chlorophyll bodies (zoochlorella). Marine Protozoa from Woods Hole Gary N. Calkins They may be colorless, or yellow and green through […]