Words whose 13th letter is U

Acanthophorous (a.) Spine-bearing.

Acanthopterous (a.) Spiny-winged.

Amygdaliferous (a.) Almond-bearing.

Androdioecious (a.) Alt. of -diecious

Artiodactylous (a.) Even-toed.

Blandiloquious (a.) Fair-spoken; flattering.

Callyciflorous (a.) Having the petals and stamens adnate to the calyx; -- applied to a subclass of dicotyledonous plants in the system of the French botanist Candolle.

Campanulaceous (a.) Of pertaining to, or resembling, the family of plants (Camponulaceae) of which Campanula is the type, and which includes the Canterbury bell, the harebell, and the Venus's looking-glass.

Ditrichotomous (a.) Dividing into double or treble ramifications; -- said of a leaf or stem.

Endecaphyllous (a.) Composed of eleven leaflets; -- said of a leaf.

Epileptogenous (a.) Producing epilepsy or epileptoid convulsions; -- applied to areas of the body or of the nervous system, stimulation of which produces convulsions.

Extemporaneous (a.) Composed, performed, or uttered on the spur of the moment, or without previous study; unpremeditated; off-hand; extempore; extemporary; as, an extemporaneous address or production.

Galactophorous (a.) Milk-carrying; lactiferous; -- applied to the ducts of mammary glands.

Galvanopuncture (n.) Same as Electro-puncture.

Hetercephalous (a.) Bearing two kinds of heads or capitula; -- said of certain composite plants.

Lycopodiaceous (a.) Belonging, or relating, to the Lycopodiaceae, an order of cryptogamous plants (called also club mosses) with branching stems, and small, crowded, one-nerved, and usually pointed leaves.

Microcephalous (a.) Having a small head; having the cranial cavity small; -- opposed to megacephalic.

Nucamentaceous (a.) Like a nut either in structure or in being indehiscent; bearing one-seeded nutlike fruits.

Operculigenous (a.) Producing an operculum; -- said of the foot, or part of the foot, of certain mollusks.

Opisthocoelous (a.) Concave behind; -- applied especially to vertebrae in which the anterior end of the centrum is convex and the posterior concave.

Pachydermatous (a.) Thick-skinned; not sensitive to ridicule.

Photobacterium (n.) A genus including certain comma-shaped marine bacteria which emit bluish or greenish phosphorescence. Also, any microorganism of this group.

Schizognathous (a.) Having the maxillo-palatine bones separate from each other and from the vomer, which is pointed in front, as in the gulls, snipes, grouse, and many other birds.

Spermatogenous (a.) Sperm-producing.

Thalamiflorous (a.) Bearing the stamens directly on the receptacle; -- said of a subclass of polypetalous dicotyledonous plants in the system of De Candolle.

Trachyspermous (a.) Rough-seeded.

Trinitrocellulose (n.) Gun cotton; -- so called because regarded as containing three nitro groups.





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