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Meanings of Pseudodiphtheria:

noun

Designating the bacterium corynebacterium pseudodiphtheriticum, which resembles the causal agent of diphtheria, c. diphtheriae, and is found in the nasopharynx of humans, but is non-pathogenic. chiefly in "pseudodiphtheria bacillus". compare pseudodiphtheritic .

Meanings of Pseudodipteral:

adjective

Of a temple or other building: having a single peristyle or surrounding row of columns, placed at the same distance from the walls as the outer of the two rows in the dipteros.

Meanings of Pseudodont:

adjective

Having or designating a structure that functions as a tooth but is not a true tooth (as in the duck-billed platypus, which has a series of horny plates in each jaw).

Meanings of Pseudodox:

noun

A false or erroneous opinion, notion, or belief, especially one contrary to orthodox thinking.

Meanings of Pseudodoxy:

noun

The holding of false opinions, notions, or beliefs.

Pseudoephedrine

sjuːdəʊˈɛfədriːn

Meanings of Pseudoephedrine:

noun

A drug obtained from plants of the genus ephedra (or prepared synthetically) and used as a nasal decongestant.

Usage examples:

She said officers had found multiple packs of flu remedies containing pseudoephedrine in raids on d…

Meanings of Pseudoerysipelas:

noun

Any of various (usually non-infectious) conditions resembling erysipelas.

Meanings of Pseudofossil:

adjective

Resembling a fossil.

noun

A natural object or structure which resembles a fossil.

Meanings of Pseudogalena:

noun

Sphalerite.

Meanings of Pseudogastrula:

noun

A blastula which has undergone invagination prior to gastrulation; specifically (in certain calcareous sponges) one in which the archaeocytes of one hemisphere have become completely enclosed by flagellated cells of the other (before half of these lose their flagella to produce the amphiblastula).

Meanings of Pseudogeneric:

adjective

Falsely or spuriously generic; (botany and zoology) apparently but not really generic; having the character of a pseudogenus.

Meanings of Pseudogenus:

noun

A spurious or invalid genus of plants or animals, such as one based on superficial similarities between unrelated species, or on forms (e.g. developmental stages) that have been mistakenly regarded as distinct. also: a name used for a group of hybrid forms, especially intergeneric hybrids.

Meanings of Pseudogenuses:

noun

A spurious or invalid genus of plants or animals, such as one based on superficial similarities between unrelated species, or on forms (e.g. developmental stages) that have been mistakenly regarded as distinct. also: a name used for a group of hybrid forms, especially intergeneric hybrids.

Meanings of Pseudogeusia:

noun

A disorder of the sense of taste in which tastes are perceived that are not produced by external stimuli.

Meanings of Pseudoglioma:

noun

Any intraocular condition that mimics retinoblastoma.

Meanings of Pseudoglobulin:

noun

A fraction of serum globulin that is soluble in pure water and in saline solutions of low ionic strength.

Meanings of Pseudograph:

noun

A spurious writing; a literary work purporting to be by someone other than the true author, a forgery.

Meanings of Pseudographer:

noun

A false or erroneous writer; especially a person who counterfeits another's writing, a forger.

Meanings of Pseudography:

noun

Writing or a system of writing that is contrary to conventional orthography or usage; false, incorrect, or bad spelling or writing; an instance of this.

Meanings of Pseudogyne:

noun

In various ants: a worker of a distinct form having an enlarged and malformed thorax.

Meanings of Pseudogynous:

adjective

Designating an animal which is female in form or has female characteristics but does not function reproductively as a female; (entomology) of or relating to a pseudogyne.

Meanings of Pseudohalogen:

noun

Any of a group of compounds (in some cases hypothetical) which have small molecules built up from atoms of electronegative elements and which closely resemble the halogens in many respects.

Pseudohermaphroditism

ˌsjuːdəʊhəːˈmafrədɪtɪz(ə)m

Meanings of Pseudohermaphroditism:

noun

The condition in which an individual of one sex has external genitalia superficially resembling those of the other sex.

Usage examples:

Today in the medical literature human hermaphroditism is divided into three basic theoretical types…

Meanings of Pseudohexagonal:

adjective

Apparently hexagonal in morphology or crystal structure but not actually so; specifically designating a crystal in which the crystal structure simulates the symmetry of the hexagonal system but actually has lower symmetry.

Meanings of Pseudohypertrophic:

adjective

Characterized by or exhibiting pseudohypertrophy; specifically designating forms of muscular dystrophy in which there is pseudohypertrophy of muscles.

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