KJV Study Bible

Home | Resources | Polyglot Old Testament | Polyglot New Testament | Bible Encyclopedia | Dictionary
Go to book

[A] [B] [C] [D] [E] [F] [G] [H] [I] [J] [K] [L] [M] [N] [O] [P] [Q] [R] [S] [T] [U] [V] [W] [X] [Y] [Z]
Search Dictionary


[1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12] [13] [14] [15] [16] [17] [18] [19] [20] [21] [22] [23] [24] [25] [26] [27] [28] [29] [30] [31] [32] [33] [34] [35] [36] [37] [38] [39] [40] [41] [42]

Next Page >>


HA'PENNY; HAP'PENNY Hap'pen*ny, n. Defn: A half-penny.


HA-HA Ha-ha, n. Etym: [See Haw-haw.] Defn: A sunk fence; a fence, wall, or ditch, not visible till one is close upon it. [Written also haw-haw.]


HAAF Haaf, n. Etym: [Of Scand. origin; cf. Icel. & Sw. haf the sea, Dan. hav, perh. akin to E. haven.] Defn: The deepsea fishing for cod, ling, and tusk, off the Shetland Isles.


HAAK Haak, n. (Zo?l.) Defn: A sea fish. See Hake. Ash.


HAAR Haar, n. Etym: [See Hoar.] Defn: A fog; esp., a fog or mist with a chill wind. [Scot.] T. Chalmers.


HABEAS CORPUS Habe*as corpus. Etym: [L. you may have the body.] (Law) Defn: A writ having for its object to bring a party before a court or judge; especially, one to inquire into the cause of a person's imprisonment or detention by another, with the view to protect the right to personal liberty; also, one to bring a prisoner into court to testify in a pending trial. Bouvier.


HABENDUM Ha*bendum, n. Etym: [L., that must be had.] (Law) Defn: That part of a deed which follows the part called the premises, and determines the extent of the interest or estate granted; -- so called because it begins with the word Habendum. Kent.


HABERDASH Haber*dash, v. i. Etym: [See Haberdasher.] Defn: To deal in small wares. [R.] To haberdash in earth's base ware. Quarles.


HABERDASHER Haber*dasher, n. Etym: [Prob. fr. Icel. hapurtask trumpery, trifles, perh. through French. It is possibly akin to E. haversack, and to Icel. taska trunk, chest, pocket, G. tasche pocket, and the orig. sense was perh., peddler's wares.] 1. A dealer in small wares, as tapes, pins, needles, and thread; also, a hatter. [Obs.] The haberdasher heapeth wealth by hats. Gascoigne. 2. A dealer in drapery goods of various descriptions, as laces, silks, trimmings, etc.


HABERDASHERY Haber*dasher*y, n. Defn: The goods and wares sold by a haberdasher; also (Fig.), trifles. Burke.


HABERDINE Haber*dine, n. Etym: [D. abberdaan, labberdaan; or a French form, cf. OF. habordeau, from the name of a Basque district, cf. F. Labourd, adj. Labourdin. The l was misunderstood as the French article.] Defn: A cod salted and dried. Ainsworth.


HABERGEON Ha*berge*on, n. Etym: [F. haubergeon a small hauberk, dim. of OF. hauberc, F. haubert. See Hauberk.] Defn: Properly, a short hauberk, but often used loosely for the hauberk. Chaucer.


HABILATORY Habi*la*to*ry, a. Defn: Of or pertaining to clothing; wearing clothes. Ld. Lytton.


HABILE Habile, a. Etym: [F. habile, L. habilis. See Able, Habit.] Defn: Fit; qualified; also, apt. [Obs.] Spenser.


HABILIMENT Ha*bili*ment, n. Etym: [F. habillement, fr. habiller to dress, clothe, orig., to make fit, make ready, fr. habile apt, skillful, L. habilis. See Habile.] 1. A garment; an article of clothing. Camden. 2. pl. Defn: Dress, in general. Shak.


HABILIMENTED Ha*bili*ment*ed, a. Defn: Clothed. Taylor (1630).


HABILITATE Ha*bili*tate, a. Etym: [LL. habilitatus, p. p. of habilitare to enable.] Defn: Qualified or entitled. [Obs.] Bacon.


HABILITATE Ha*bili*tate, v. t. Defn: To fit out; to equip; to qualify; to entitle. Johnson.


HABILITATION Ha*bili*tation, n. Etym: [LL. habilitatio: cf. F. habilitation.] Defn: Equipment; qualification. [Obs.] Bacon.


HABILITY Ha*bili*ty, n. Etym: [See Ability.] Defn: Ability; aptitude. [Obs.] Robynson. (More's Utopia).


HABIT Habit n. Etym: [OE. habit, abit fr. habit fr. L. habitus state, appearance, dress, fr. habere to have, be in a condition; prob. akin to E. have. See Have, and cf. Able, Binnacle, Debt, Due, Exhibit, Malady.] 1. The usual condition or state of a person or thing, either natural or acquired, regarded as something had, possessed, and firmly retained; as, a religious habit; his habit is morose; elms have a spreading habit; esp., physical temperament or constitution; as, a full habit of body. 2. (Biol.) Defn: The general appearance and manner of life of a living organism. 3. Fixed or established custom; ordinary course of conduct; practice; usage; hence, prominently, the involuntary tendency or aptitude to perform certain actions which is acquired by their frequent repetition; as, habit is second nature; also, peculiar ways of acting; characteristic forms of behavior. A man of very shy, retired habits. W. Irving. 4. Outward appearance; attire; dress; hence, a garment; esp., a closely fitting garment or dress worn by ladies; as, a riding habit. Costly thy habit as thy purse can buy. Shak. There are, among the states, several of Venus, in different habits. Addison. Syn. -- Practice; mode; manner; way; custom; fashion. -- Habit, Custom. Habit is a disposition or tendency leading us to do easily, naturally, and with growing certainty, what we do often; custom is external, being habitual use or the frequent repetition of the same act. The two operate reciprocally on each other. The custom of giving produces a habit of liberality; habits of devotion promote the custom of going to church. Custom also supposes an act of the will, selecting given modes of procedure; habit is a law of our being, a kind of second nature which grows up within us. How use doth breed a habit in a man ! Shak. He who reigns . . . upheld by old repute, Consent, or custom. Milton.


HABIT Habit, v. t. [ Habited; p. pr. & vb. n. Habiting.] Etym: [OE. habiten to dwell, F. habiter, fr. L. habitare to have frequently, to dwell, intens. fr. habere to have. See Habit, n.] 1. To inhabit. [Obs.] In thilke places as they [birds] habiten. Rom. of R. 2. To dress; to clothe; to array. They habited themselves lite those rural deities. Dryden. 3. To accustom; to habituate. [Obs.] Chapman.


HABITABILITY Habit*a*bili*ty, n. Defn: Habitableness.


HABITABLE Habit*a*ble, a. Etym: [F. habitable, L. habitbilis.] Defn: Capable of being inhabited; that may be inhabited or dwelt in; as, the habitable world. -- Habit*a*ble*ness, n. -- Habit*a*bly, adv.


HABITABLE Habita*ble, n Etym: [F. habitacle dwelling place, binnacle, L. habitaculum dwelling place. See Binnacle, Habit, v.] Defn: A dwelling place. Chaucer. Southey.


HABITAN Ha`bi`tan, n. Defn: Same as Habitant, 2. General met an emissary . . . sent . . . to ascertain the feelings of the habitans or French yeomanry. W. Irwing.


HABITANCE Habit*ance, n. Etym: [OF. habitance, LL. habitania.] Defn: Dwelling; abode; residence. [Obs.] Spenser.


HABITANCY Habit*an*cy, n. Defn: Same as Inhabitancy.


HABITANT Hab`it*ant, n. Etym: [F. habitant. See Habit, v.t] 1. An inhabitant; a dweller. Milton. Pope. 2. Etym: [F. pron. (] Defn: An inhabitant or resident; -- a name applied to and denoting farmers of French descent or origin in Canada, especially in the Province of Quebec; -- usually in plural. The habitants or cultivators of the soil. Parkman.


HABITAT Hab`i*tat, n. Etym: [L., it dwells, fr. habitare. See Habit, v. t.] 1. (Biol.) Defn: The natural abode, locality or region of an animal or plant. 2. Place where anything is commonly found. This word has its habitat in Oxfordshire. Earle.


HABITATION Hab`i*tation, n. Etym: [F. habitation, L. habi(atio.] 1. The act of inhabiting; state of inhabiting or dwelling, or of being inhabited; occupancy. Denham. 2. Place of abode; settled dwelling; residence; house. The Lord . . . blesseth the habitation of the just. Prov. iii. 33.


HABITATOR Habita`tor, n. Etym: [L.] Defn: A dweller; an inhabitant. [Obs.] Sir T. Browne.


HABITED Hab`it*ed, p. p. & a. 1. Clothed; arrayed; dressed; as, he was habited like a shepherd. 2. Fixed by habit; accustomed. [Obs.] So habited he was in sobriety. Fuller. 3. Inhabited. [Archaic] Another world, which is habited by the ghosts of men and women. Addison.


HABITUAL Ha*bitual, a. Etym: [Cf. F. habituel, LL. habituals. See Habit, n.] 1. Formed or acquired by habit or use. An habitual knowledge of certain rules and maxims. South. 2. According to habit; established by habit; customary; constant; as, the habiual practice of sin. It is the distinguishing mark of habitual piety to be grateful for the most common and ordinary blessings. Buckminster. Syn. -- Customary; accustomed; usual; common; wonted; ordinary; regular; familiar. -- Ha*bitu*al*ly, adv. -- Ha*bitu*al*ness, n.


HABITUATE Ha*bitu*ate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Habituated; p. pr. & vb. n. Habituating.] Etym: [L. habituatus, p. p. of habituare to bring into a condition or habit of body: cf. F. habituer. See Habit.] 1. To make accustomed; to accustom; to familiarize. Our English dogs, who were habituated to a colder clime. Sir K. Digby. Men are first corrupted . . . and next they habituate themselves to their vicious practices. Tillotson. 2. To settle as an inhabitant. [Obs.] Sir W. Temple.


HABITUATE Ha*bitu*ate, a. Defn: Firmly established by custom; formed by habit; habitual. [R.] Hammond.


HABITUATION Ha*bit`u*ation, n. Etym: [Cf. F. habituation.] Defn: The act of habituating, or accustoming; the state of being habituated.


HABITUDE Habi*tude, n. Etym: [F., fr. L. habitudo condition. See Habit.] 1. Habitual attitude; usual or accustomed state with reference to something else; established or usual relations. South. The same ideas having immutably the same habitudes one to another. Locke. The verdict of the judges was biased by nothing else than habitudes of thinking. Landor. 2. Habitual association, intercourse, or familiarity. To write well, one must have frequent habitudes with the best company. Dryden. 3. Habit of body or of action. Shak. It is impossible to gain an exact habitude without an infinite Dryden.


HABITUE Ha`bi`tu`e, n. Etym: [F., p. p. of habituer. See Habituate.] Defn: One who habitually frequents a place; as, an habitu? of a theater.


HABITURE Habi*ture, n. Defn: Habitude. [Obs.]


HABITUS Habi*tus, n. Etym: [L.] (Zo?l.) Defn: Habitude; mode of life; general appearance.


HABLE Hable, a. Defn: See Habile. [Obs.] Spenser.


HABNAB Habnab, adv. [Hobnob.] Defn: By chance. [Obs.]


HACHURE Hachure, n. Etym: [F., fr. hacher to hack. See Hatching.] (Fine Arts) Defn: A short line used in drawing and engraving, especially in shading and denoting different surfaces, as in map drawing. See Hatching.


HACIENDA Ha`ci*enda ( or ), n. Etym: [Sp., fr. OSp. facienda employment, estate, fr. L. facienda, pl. of faciendum what is to be done, fr. facere to do. See Fact.] Defn: A large estate where work of any kind is done, as agriculture, manufacturing, mining, or raising of animals; a cultivated farm, with a good house, in distinction from a farming establishment with rude huts for herdsmen, etc.; -- a word used in Spanish-American regions. 1.


HACK Hack, n. Etym: [See Hatch a half door.] 1. A frame or grating of various kinds; as, a frame for drying bricks, fish, or cheese; a rack for feeding cattle; a grating in a mill race, etc. 2. Unburned brick or tile, stacked up for drying.


HACK Hack, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Hacked; p. pr. & vb. n. Hacking.] Etym: [OE. hakken; akin to D. hakken, G. hacken, Dan. hakke, Sw. hacka, and perh. to E. hew. Cf. Hew to cut, Haggle.] 1. To cut irregulary, without skill or definite purpose; to notch; to mangle by repeated strokes of a cutting instrument; as, to hack a post. My sword hacked like a handsaw. Shak. 2. Fig.: To mangle in speaking. Shak.


HACK Hack, v. i. Defn: To cough faintly and frequently, or in a short, broken manner; as, a hacking cough.


HACK Hack, n. 1. A notch; a cut. Shak. 2. An implement for cutting a notch; a large pick used in breaking stone. 3. A hacking; a catch in speaking; a short, broken cough. Dr. H. More. 4. (Football) Defn: A kick on the shins. T. Hughes. Hack saw, a handsaw having a narrow blade stretched in an iron frame, for cutting metal.


HACK Hack, n. Etym: [Shortened fr. hackney. See Hackney.] 1. A horse, hackneyed or let out for common hire; also, a horse used in all kinds of work, or a saddle horse, as distinguished from hunting and carriage horses. 2. A coach or carriage let for hire; particularly, a a coach with two seats inside facing each other; a hackney coach. On horse, on foot, in hacks and gilded chariots. Pope. 3. A bookmaker who hires himself out for any sort of literary work; an overworked man; a drudge. Here lies poor Ned Purdon, from misery freed, Who long was a bookseller's hack. Goldsmith. 4. A procuress.


HACK Hack, a. Defn: Hackneyed; hired; mercenary. Wakefield. Hack writer, a hack; one who writes for hire. A vulgar hack writer. Macaulay.


HACK Hack, v. t. 1. To use as a hack; to let out for hire. 2. To use frequently and indiscriminately, so as to render trite and commonplace. The word remarkable has been so hacked of late. J. H. Newman.


HACK Hack, v. i. 1. To be exposed or offered or to common use for hire; to turn prostitute. Hanmer. 2. To live the life of a drudge or hack. Goldsmith.


HACKAMORE Hacka*more, n. Etym: [Cf. Sp. jaquima headstall of a halter.] Defn: A halter consisting of a long leather or rope strap and headstall, -- used for leading or tieing a pack animal. [Western U.S.]


HACKBERRY Hackber`ry, n. (Bot.) Defn: A genus of trees (Celtis) related to the elm, but bearing drupes with scanty, but often edible, pulp. C. occidentalis is common in the Eastern United States. Gray.


HACKBOLT Hackbolt`, n, (Zo?l.) Defn: The greater shearwater or hagdon. See Hagdon.


HACKBUSS Hackbuss, n. Defn: Same as Hagbut.


HACKEE Hackee, n. (Zo?l.) Defn: The chipmunk; also, the chickaree or red squirrel. [U.S.]


HACKER Hacker, n. Defn: One who, or that which, hacks. Specifically: A cutting instrument for making notches; esp., one used for notching pine trees in collecting turpentine; a hack.


HACKERY Hacker*y, n. Etym: [Hind. chakra.] Defn: A cart with wooden wheels, drawn by bullocks. [Bengal] Malcom.


HACKLE Hackle, n. Etym: [See Heckle, and cf. Hatchel.] 1. A comb for dressing flax, raw silk, etc.; a hatchel. 2. Any flimsy substance unspun, as raw silk. 3. One of the peculiar, long, narrow feathers on the neck of fowls, most noticeable on the cock, -- often used in making artificial flies; hence, any feather so used. 4. An artificial fly for angling, made of feathers.


HACKLE Hackle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Hackled; p. pr. & vb. n. Hackling.] 1. To separate, as the coarse part of flax or hemp from the fine, by drawing it through the teeth of a hackle or hatchel. 2. To tear asunder; to break in pieces. The other divisions of the kingdom being hackled and torn to pieces. Burke.


HACKLY Hackly, a. Etym: [From Hackle] 1. Rough or broken, as if hacked. 2. (Min.) Defn: Having fine, short, and sharp points on the surface; as, the hackly fracture of metallic iron.


HACKMAN Hackman, n.; pl. Hackmen (. Defn: The driver of a hack or carriage for public hire.


HACKMATACK Hackma*tack`, n. Etym: [Of American Indian origin.] (Bot.) Defn: The American larch (Larix Americana), a coniferous tree with slender deciduous leaves; also, its heavy, close-grained timber. Called also tamarack.


HACKNEY Hackney, n.; pl. Hackneys. Etym: [OE. haceney, hacenay; cf. F. haquen?e a pacing horse, an ambling nag, OF. also haquen?e, Sp. hacanea, OSp. facanea, D. hakkenei, also OF. haque horse, Sp. haca, OSp. faca; perh akin to E. hack to cut, and orig. meaning, a jolting horse. Cf. Hack a horse, Nag.] 1. A horse for riding or driving; a nag; a pony. Chaucer. 2. A horse or pony kept for hire. 3. A carriage kept for hire; a hack; a hackney coach. 4. A hired drudge; a hireling; a prostitute.


HACKNEY Hackney, a. Defn: Let out for hire; devoted to common use; hence, much used; trite; mean; as, hackney coaches; hackney authors. Hackney tongue. Roscommon.


HACKNEY Hackney, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Hackneyed; p. pr. & vb. n. Hackneying.] 1. To devote to common or frequent use, as a horse or carriage; to wear out in common service; to make trite or commonplace; as, a hackneyed metaphor or quotation. Had I lavish of my presence been, So common-hackneyed in the eyes of men. Shak. 2. To carry in a hackney coach. Cowper.


HACKNEYMAN Hackney*man, n.; pl. Hackneymen (. Defn: A man who lets horses and carriages for hire.


HACKSTER Hackster, n. Etym: [From Hack to cut.] Defn: A bully; a bravo; a ruffian; an assassin. [Obs.] Milton.


HACQUETON Hacque*ton, n. Defn: Same as Acton. [Obs.]


HAD Had, imp. & p. p. of Have. Etym: [OE.had, hafde, hefde, AS. h?fde.] Defn: See Have. Had as lief, Had rather, Had better, Had as soon, etc., with a nominative and followed by the infinitive without to, are well established idiomatic forms. The original construction was that of the dative with forms of be, followed by the infinitive. See Had better, under Better. And lever me is be pore and trewe. [And more agreeable to me it is to be poor and true.] C. Mundi (Trans. ). Him had been lever to be syke. [To him it had been preferable to be sick.] Fabian. For him was lever have at his bed's head Twenty bookes, clad in black or red, . . . Than robes rich, or fithel, or gay sawtrie. Chaucer. Note: Gradually the nominative was substituted for the dative, and had for the forms of be. During the process of transition, the nominative with was or were, and the dative with had, are found. Poor lady, she were better love a dream. Shak. You were best hang yourself. Beau. & Fl. Me rather had my heart might feel your love Than my unpleased eye see your courtesy. Shak. I hadde levere than my scherte, That ye hadde rad his legende, as have I. Chaucer. I had as lief not be as live to be In awe of such a thing as I myself. Shak. I had rather be a dog and bay the moon, Than such a Roman. Shak. I had rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God, than to dwell in the tents of wickedness. Ps. lxxxiv.10.


HADDER Hadder, n. Defn: Heather; heath. [Obs.] Burton.


HADDIE Haddie, n. (Zo?l.) Defn: The haddock. [Scot.]


HADDOCK Haddock, n. Etym: [OE. hadoc, haddok, of unknown origin; cf. Ir. codog, Gael. adag, F. hadot.] (Zo?l.) Defn: A marine food fish (Melanogrammus ?glefinus), allied to the cod, inhabiting the northern coasts of Europe and America. It has a dark lateral line and a black spot on each side of the body, just back of the gills. Galled also haddie, and dickie. Norway haddock, a marine edible fish (Sebastes marinus) of Northern Europe and America. See Rose fish.


HADE Hade, n. Etym: [Cf. heald inclined, bowed down, G. halde declivity.] 1. The descent of a hill. [Obs.] 2. (Mining) Defn: The inclination or deviation from the vertical of any mineral vein.


HADE Hade, v. i. (Mining) Defn: To deviate from the vertical; -- said of a vein, fault, or lode.


HADES Hades, n. Etym: [Gr.Un-, Wit.] Defn: The nether world (according to classical mythology, the abode of the shades, ruled over by Hades or Pluto); the invisible world; the grave. And death and Hades gave up the dead which were in them. Rev. xx. 13 (Rev. Ver. ). Neither was he left in Hades, nor did his flesh see corruption. Acts ii. 31 (Rev. Ver.). And in Hades he lifted up his eyes, being in torments. Luke xvi.23 (Rev. Ver.).


HADJ Hadj, n. Etym: [Ar.hajj, fr. hajja to set out, walk, go on a pilgrimage.] Defn: The pilgrimage to Mecca, performed by Mohammedans.


HADJI Hadji, n. Etym: [Ar. haji. See Hadj.] 1. A Mohammedan pilgrim to Mecca; -- used among Orientals as a respectful salutation or a title of honor. G. W. Curtis. 2. A Greek or Armenian who has visited the holy sepulcher at Jerusalem. Heyse.


HADROSAURUS Had`ro*saurus, n. Etym: [NL., fr. Gr. adro`s thick + say^ros lizard.] (Paleon.) Defn: An American herbivorous dinosaur of great size, allied to the iguanodon. It is found in the Cretaceous formation.


HAECCEITY H?c*ce`i*ty, Etym: [L. h?cce this.] (Logic) Defn: Literally, this-ness. A scholastic term to express individuality or singleness; as, this book.


HAEMA-; HAEMATO-; HAEMO- Haema- (, Haema*to- (, H?mo- (. Etym: [Gr. ai^ma, blood.] Defn: Combining forms indicating relation or resemblance to blood, association with blood; as, h?mapod, h?matogenesis, h?moscope. Note: Words from Gr. (hema-, hemato-, hemo-, as well as h?ma-, h?mato-, h?mo-.


HAEMACHROME H?ma*chrome ( or ), n. Etym: [H?ma- + Gr. (Physiol. Chem.) Defn: Hematin.


HAEMACYANIN H?m`a*cya*nin, n. Etym: [H?ma- + Gr. (Physiol. Chem.) Defn: A substance found in the blood of the octopus, which gives to it its blue color. Note: When deprived of oxygen it is colorless, but becomes quickly blue in contact with oxygen, and is then generally called oxyh?macyanin. A similar blue coloring matter has been detected in small quantity in the blood of other animals and in the bile.


HAEMACYTOMETER H?m`a*cy*tome*ter, n. Etym: [H?ma + Gr. -meter.] (Physiol.) Defn: An apparatus for determining the number of corpuscles in a given quantity of blood.


HAEMAD H?mad, adv. Etym: [H?ma- + L. ad toward.] (Anat.) Defn: Toward the h?mal side; on the h?mal side of; -- opposed to neurad.


HAEMADROMETER; HAEMADROMOMETER H?m`a*drome*ter, H?m`a*dro*mome*ter, n. Defn: Same as Hemadrometer.


HAEMADROMETRY; HAEMADROMOMETRY Haem`a*drome*try,Haem`a*dro*mome*try, n. Defn: Same as Hemadrometry.


HAEMADROMOGRAPH H?m`a*dromo*graph, n. Etym: [H?ma- + Gr. -graph.] (Physiol.) Defn: An instrument for registering the velocity of the blood.


HAEMADYNAMETER; HAEMADYNAMOMETER Hae`ma*dy*name*ter ( or ) Hae`ma*dy`na*mome*ter ( or ), Defn: Same as Hemadynamometer.


HAEMADYNAMICS H?ma*dy*namics (, n. Defn: Same as Hemadynamics.


HAEMAL H?mal, a. Etym: [Gr. Defn: Pertaining to the blood or blood vessels; also, ventral. See Hemal.


HAEMAPHAEIN H?m`a*ph?in, n. Etym: [H?ma- + Gr. (Physiol.) Defn: A brownish substance sometimes found in the blood, in cases of jaundice.


HAEMAPOD H?ma*pod ( or ), n. Etym: [H?ma + -pod.] (Zo?l.) Defn: An h?mapodous animal. G. Rolleston.


HAEMAPODOUS H?*mapo*dous, a. (Anat.) Defn: Having the limbs on, or directed toward, the ventral or hemal side, as in vertebrates; -- opposed to neuropodous.


HAEMAPOIETIC H?m`a*poi*etic ( or ), a. Etym: [H?ma- + Gr. (Physiol.) Defn: Bloodforming; as, the h?mapoietic function of the spleen.


HAEMAPOPHYSIS H?m`a*pophy*sis, n. Etym: [NL.] Defn: Same as Hemapophysis. -- H?m`a*po*physi*al, a.


HAEMASTATICS H?m`a*statics, n. Defn: Same as Hemastatics.


HAEMATACHOMETER H?m`a*ta*chome*ter, n. Etym: [H?ma- + Gr. -meter.] (Physiol.) Defn: A form of apparatus (somewhat different from the hemadrometer) for measuring the velocity of the blood.

Next Page >>

Home | Resources