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Protandrous

prəʊˈtandrəs

Meanings of Protandrous:

adjective

(of a hermaphrodite flower or animal) having the male reproductive organs come to maturity before the female.

Usage examples:

It is a wind-pollinated species, with hermaphroditic protandrous flowers (the first two days as mal…

Meanings of Protanomal:

noun

A person affected by protanomaly.

Meanings of Protanomalous:

adjective

Affected by protanomaly; of, relating to, or of the nature of protanomaly. also as noun (with the): people with protanomaly collectively (rare).

Meanings of Protanomaly:

noun

A form of defective colour vision in which perception of light at the red end of the spectrum is reduced, resulting in a form of anomalous trichromatism that requires an excess of red in colour matching; partial protanopia.

Protanope

ˈprəʊt(ə)nəʊp

Meanings of Protanope:

noun

A person suffering from protanopia.

Protanopia

ˌprəʊtəˈnəʊpɪə

Meanings of Protanopia:

noun

Colour blindness resulting from insensitivity to red light, causing confusion of greens, reds, and yellows. it is hereditary, and is the commonest form of colour blindness.

Usage examples:

Someone pointed out to us yesterday that the current things colour scheme is far from ideal if you …

Meanings of Protargol:

noun

A colloidal combination of protein and silver salts, used originally as an antiseptic and later chiefly as a stain for light and electron microscopy.

Meanings of Protarsal:

adjective

Of or relating to the protarsus of an insect.

Meanings of Protarsus:

noun

The tarsus of the foreleg of an insect.

Protases

ˈprɒtəsɪs

Meanings of Protases:

noun

The clause expressing the condition in a conditional sentence (e.g. if you asked me in if you asked me i would agree ).

Meanings of Protasis:

noun

The clause expressing the condition in a conditional sentence (e.g. if you asked me in if you asked me i would agree ).

Meanings of Protatic:

adjective

Of an actor, or a character in a drama, poem, novel, etc.: appearing only in the protasis.

Meanings of Protaxis:

noun

An original or principal axis in a system of folding; a mountain chain corresponding to this.

Protea

ˈprəʊ.ti.ə

Meanings of Protea:

noun

An evergreen shrub or small tree with large nectar-rich cone-like flower heads surrounded by brightly coloured bracts, chiefly native to south africa.

Usage examples:

Rather brace yourself for bunches of fresh arum lilies, proteas, flame lilies and aloe leaves.

Meanings of Proteaceous:

adjective

Of, relating to, or designating the family proteaceae, which comprises evergreen trees and shrubs native chiefly to southern africa and australia, typified by the genus protea.

Meanings of Protead:

noun

A plant of the family proteaceae; a proteaceous plant.

Protean

ˈprəʊtɪən

Meanings of Protean:

adjective

Tending or able to change frequently or easily.

Usage examples:

It is difficult to comprehend the whole of this protean subject

Meanings of Proteanly:

adverb

In a protean manner.

Proteas

ˈprəʊ.ti.ə

Meanings of Proteas:

noun

An evergreen shrub or small tree with large nectar-rich cone-like flower heads surrounded by brightly coloured bracts, chiefly native to south africa.

Usage examples:

Rather brace yourself for bunches of fresh arum lilies, proteas, flame lilies and aloe leaves.

Protease

ˈprəʊ.tiː.eɪz

Meanings of Protease:

noun

An enzyme which breaks down proteins and peptides.

Usage examples:

Whey contains many types of enzymes, including hydrolases, transferases, lyases, proteases, and lip…

Proteases

ˈprəʊ.tiː.eɪz

Meanings of Proteases:

noun

An enzyme which breaks down proteins and peptides.

Usage examples:

Whey contains many types of enzymes, including hydrolases, transferases, lyases, proteases, and lip…

Protect

prəˈtekt

Meanings of Protect:

verb

Keep safe from harm or injury.

Usage examples:

He tried to protect kelly from the attack

Protectant

prəˈtɛkt(ə)nt

Meanings of Protectant:

noun

A substance that provides protection, e.g. against disease or ultraviolet radiation.

Usage examples:

Its dry-film protectant repels dust, sand and other crud that sticks to ‘wet’ oils and silicones.

Meanings of Protected:

adjective

Preserved from harm, especially by means of formal or legal measures.

Usage examples:

Medical facilities have a special protected status under international law
verb

Keep safe from harm or injury.

Usage examples:

He tried to protect kelly from the attack

Meanings of Protectee:

noun

Generally. a person who is being protected. rare before 20th century.

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