aphan
, =es (G). Unseen, invisible

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  • aphan — aphan·o·phyre; …   English syllables

  • aphan- — combining form or aphano Etymology: French aphan , from Greek aphanēs, from a a (II) + phanēs (from phainesthai to appear) more at phenomenon : invisible …   Useful english dictionary

  • Aphanizomenon — Aphan·i·zo·men·on (ə fan″ĭ zo menґon) a genus of cyanobacteria that sometimes contaminate water and can cause cyanobacteria poisoning …   Medical dictionary

  • Aphanoascus — Aphan·o·as·cus (ə fan″o asґkəs) a genus of fungi of the family Gymnoascaceae. A. fulvesґcens and A. sterocaґria are keratinophilic soil fungi that occasionally cause hyalohyphomycosis …   Medical dictionary

  • aphanophyre — aphan·o·phyre …   English syllables

  • aphanite — aphanitic /af euh nit ik/, adj. /af euh nuyt /, n. Petrog. a fine grained igneous rock having such compact texture that the constituent minerals cannot be detected with the naked eye. [1860 65; < Gk aphan(és) unseen, hidden, invisible (a A 6 +… …   Universalium

  • o — abi·o·log·i·cal; ab·o·li·tion; ab·o·li·tion·ary; ab·o·li·tion·dom; ab·o·li·tion·ism; ab·o·li·tion·ist; ab·o·li·tion·ize; ab·o·ma·sal; ab·o·ma·sum; ac·an·thol·o·gy; ac·an·thop·o·dous; acar·i·dol·o·gist; ac·a·ri·nol·o·gy; acar·i·o·sis;… …   English syllables

  • aphanapteryx — ˌafəˈnaptə(ˌ)riks noun Usage: capitalized Etymology: New Latin, from aphan + Apteryx : a genus comprising a large long billed flightless rail of Mauritius that has been exterminated by man …   Useful english dictionary

  • aphaniptera — ˌafəˈniptərə Etymology: New Latin, from aphan + i + ptera synonym of siphonaptera …   Useful english dictionary

  • aphanomyces — ˌafənōˈmīˌsēz noun Usage: capitalized Etymology: New Latin, from aphan + myces : a genus of fungi (order Saprolegniales) characterized by slender zoosporangia with but one row of zoospores and occurring as parasites in algae and roots of higher… …   Useful english dictionary

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