chalaz

, =a, -o (G). A hailstorm; a tubercle

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  • Chalaza — Cha*la za, n.; pl. E. {Chalazas}, L. {Chalaz[ae]}. [NL., fr. Gr. ? hail, pimple.] 1. (Bot.) The place on an ovule, or seed, where its outer coats cohere with each other and the nucleus. [1913 Webster] 2. (Biol.) A spiral band of thickened… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Chalazae — Chalaza Cha*la za, n.; pl. E. {Chalazas}, L. {Chalaz[ae]}. [NL., fr. Gr. ? hail, pimple.] 1. (Bot.) The place on an ovule, or seed, where its outer coats cohere with each other and the nucleus. [1913 Webster] 2. (Biol.) A spiral band of thickened …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Chalazas — Chalaza Cha*la za, n.; pl. E. {Chalazas}, L. {Chalaz[ae]}. [NL., fr. Gr. ? hail, pimple.] 1. (Bot.) The place on an ovule, or seed, where its outer coats cohere with each other and the nucleus. [1913 Webster] 2. (Biol.) A spiral band of thickened …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chabazite — /kab euh zuyt /, n. a zeolite mineral, essentially a hydrated sodium calcium aluminum silicate, occurring usually in red to colorless rhombohedral crystals. [1795 1805; earlier chabaz(ie) ( < F chabasie < LGk chabázios, misspelling of chalázios… …   Universalium

  • Lempholemma chalazanum (Ach.) de Lesd. — Symbol LECH9 Common Name Chalaz s lempholemma lichen Botanical Family Lichinaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Lempholemma chalazanum — ID 46020 Symbol Key LECH9 Common Name Chalaz s lempholemma lichen Family Lichinaceae Category Lichen Division Ascomycota US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution N/A Growth Habit Lichenous …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • chalaziferous — |kalə|zif(ə)rəs adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary chalaz (from New Latin chalaza) + i + ferous : having chalazas …   Useful english dictionary

  • chalazogamy — ˌkaləˈzägəmē noun ( es) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary chalaz (from New Latin chalaza) + o + gamy; probably originally formed as French chalazogamie : a process of fertilization in which the pollen tube penetrates to the embryo… …   Useful english dictionary

  • ALEPPO — (Ar. Ḥalab; called by the Jews Aram Ẓoba (Aram Ẓova), second largest city in Syria and the center of northern Syria. The Hebrew form of Aleppo (Ḥaleb) is, according to a legend quoted by the 12th century traveler, pethahiah of regensburg ,… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • TLEMCEN — (Lat. Pomaria), city in N.W. algeria ; Judeo Berber center. The berber tribes in the neighboring areas of Tlemcen professed Judaism. Judeo Muslim saints were worshiped there for a long time. In the 10th and 11th centuries scholars of the… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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