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Oystershell-scale

[oi-ster-shel] /ˈɔɪ stərˌʃɛl/ noun 1. a scale insect, Lepidosaphes ulmi, having a scale shaped like the of an , which infests various deciduous trees and shrubs.

Oxymyoglobin

oxymyoglobin ox·y·my·o·glo·bin (ŏk’sē-mī’ə-glō’bĭn) n. A pigment formed by the oxidation of myoglobin.

Oxyneurine

[ok-si-noo r-een, -in, -nyoo r-] /ˌɒk sɪˈnʊər in, -ɪn, -ˈnyʊər-/ noun, Chemistry. 1. .

Oxyntic

/ɒkˈsɪntɪk/ adjective 1. (physiol) of or denoting stomach cells that secrete acid: oxyntic cells oxyntic ox·yn·tic (ŏk-sĭn’tĭk) adj. Forming or secreting acid, as the parietal cells of gastric glands.

Oxyphil

oxyphil ox·y·phil (ŏk’sĭ-fĭl’) or ox·y·phile (-fīl’) n. ox’y·phil’ic (-fĭl’ĭk) adj.

Oysterwoman

[oi-ster-woo m-uh n] /ˈɔɪ stərˌwʊm ən/ noun, plural oysterwomen. 1. a woman who gathers, cultivates, or sells .

Ozzie

[oz-ee] /ˈɒz i/ noun 1. a male given name, form of . /ˈɒzɪ/ noun 1. (Northern English, informal) a hospital

Ozs

1. ounces. abbreviation 1. ounces ounces

Ozonous

[oh-zuh-nuh s, oh-zoh-] /ˈoʊ zə nəs, ˈoʊ zoʊ-/ adjective 1. of or containing ozone.