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Meanings of Oligarchism:

noun

Oligarchy as a principle or system of government.

Meanings of Oligarchist:

noun

An advocate or supporter of oligarchy.

Meanings of Oligarchize:

verb

To convert into an oligarchy; to subject to an oligarchy.

Oligarchs

ˈɒl.ɪ.ɡɑː.k

Meanings of Oligarchs:

noun

A ruler in an oligarchy.

Usage examples:

The claim that the oligarchs privatized companies in order to strip their assets gets the logic bac…

Meanings of Oligemia:

noun

Another term for hypovolaemia.

Oligocene

ˈɒl.ɪ.ɡəˌsiːn

Meanings of Oligocene:

adjective

Relating to or denoting the third epoch of the tertiary period, between the eocene and miocene epochs.

Usage examples:

Rifting and subsidence continued through the eocene and oligocene periods
noun

The third epoch of the tertiary period, between the eocene and miocene epochs, or the system of rocks deposited during it.

Usage examples:

At the end of the oligocene the ural sea had disappeared

Meanings of Oligochaeta:

plural noun

A class of annelid worms which includes the earthworms. they have simple setae projecting from each segment and a small head lacking sensory appendages.

Usage examples:

Annelids with a clitellum (a swelling towards the head of the animal, where the gonads are located)…

Oligochaete

ˈɒlɪɡəkiːt

Meanings of Oligochaete:

noun

An annelid worm of the class oligochaeta, such as an earthworm.

Usage examples:

For example, bacterial endosymbionts as found in the giant vent pogonophora are also present in man…

Meanings of Oligochaetous:

adjective

Oligochaete.

Oligoclase

ˈɒlɪɡə(ʊ)kleɪz

Meanings of Oligoclase:

noun

A feldspar mineral common in siliceous igneous rocks, consisting of a sodium-rich plagioclase (with more calcium than albite).

Usage examples:

It is composed of quartz, oligoclase, and microcline, with minor garnet, biotite, muscovite and iro…

Meanings of Oligocystic:

adjective

Having a few cysts or cavities.

Meanings of Oligocythemia:

noun

Deficiency of red blood cells; anaemia.

Meanings of Oligocythemic:

adjective

Of, relating to, or characterized by oligocythaemia.

Oligodendroglia

ˌɒlɪɡə(ʊ)dɛndrəˈɡlʌɪə

Meanings of Oligodendroglia:

plural noun

Oligodendrocytes collectively.

Usage examples:

The relationship of such nerve fibers to oligodendroglia in the central nervous system is not quite…

Oligodendroglioma

ˌɒlɪɡə(ʊ)ˌdɛndrə(ʊ)ɡlɪˈəʊmə

Meanings of Oligodendroglioma:

noun

A tumour derived from oligodendroglia.

Usage examples:

Touch preparations are recommended for pituitary adenomas, oligodendrogliomas, and lymphomas.

Meanings of Oligodynamic:

adjective

Effected or exerted by minute quantities of metallic ions in solution; acting or being active at very low concentrations.

Meanings of Oligohydramnios:

noun

Abnormally low volume of amniotic fluid; an instance of this.

Meanings of Oligomenorrhea:

noun

Abnormally light menstrual flow (now rare); infrequent menstruation; prolongation of the length of the menstrual cycle.

Oligomer

əˈlɪɡəmə

Meanings of Oligomer:

noun

A polymer whose molecules consist of relatively few repeating units.

Usage examples:

Condensed tannins are oligomers and polymers of flavonoid units linked by carbon-carbon bonds, whic…

Meanings of Oligomerous:

adjective

Having a small number of segments or parts.

Oligomers

əˈlɪɡəmə

Meanings of Oligomers:

noun

A polymer whose molecules consist of relatively few repeating units.

Usage examples:

Condensed tannins are oligomers and polymers of flavonoid units linked by carbon-carbon bonds, whic…

Meanings of Oligomery:

noun

The state or condition of being oligomerous.

Meanings of Oligomycin:

noun

Any of a group of antibiotics with anti-fungal activity, now used chiefly in the experimental inhibition of mitochondrial oxidative phosphorylation.

Oligonucleotide

ˌɒlɪɡə(ʊ)ˈnjuːklɪətʌɪd

Meanings of Oligonucleotide:

noun

A polynucleotide whose molecules contain a relatively small number of nucleotides.

Usage examples:

Probes are typically fairly short sequences of dna nucleotides, called oligonucleotides, made synth…

Meanings of Oligophagous:

adjective

Of an insect, etc.: feeding on a limited range of plants.

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