a bank that has liabilities exceeding its -ssets but continues to operate through government support:
these zombie banks are unable or unwilling to lend out money.
- Zombie process
zombie process operating system (or “defunct process”) a unix process that has terminated (either because it has been killed by a signal or because it has called exit()) and whose parent process has not yet received notification of its termination by executing (some form of) the wait() system call. a zombie process exists solely as […]
- Zombie someone out
zombie someone out noun a nonconforming person; a misfit: andie doesn’t ”fit in” she’s an outsider, a ”zoid” (1970s+)
the body of a dead person given the semblance of life, but mute and will-less, by a supernatural force, usually for some evil purpose. the supernatural force itself. informal. a person whose behavior or responses are wooden, listless, or seemingly rote; automaton. an eccentric or peculiar person. a snake god worshiped in west indian and […]
- Zona glomerulosa
zona glomerulosa zona glomerulosa zona glo·mer·u·lo·sa (glō-měr’yə-lō’sə) n. the outer layer of the cortex of the suprarenal gland, just beneath the capsule. historical examples most superficially is the zona glomerulosa, then the zona fascicularis, and most deeply the zona reticularis. encyclopaedia britannica, 11th edition, volume 8, slice 8 various
- Zona hemorrhoidalis
zona hemorrhoidalis zona hemorrhoidalis zona hem·or·rhoi·da·lis (hěm’ə-roi-dā’lĭs) n. the part of the -n-l c-n-l that contains the rectal venous plexus. also called annulus hemorrhoidalis.