Endysis
Endysis En"dy*sis, n.; pl. {Endyses}. [NL., fr. Gr. ? a putting on, fr. ? to put on.] (Biol.) The act of developing a new coat of hair, a new set of feathers, scales, etc.; -- opposed to {ecdysis}. [1913 Webster]

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  • endysis — n. [Gr. endysis, putting on] The development of a new cuticle; see molt …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • endysis — en·dy·sis …   English syllables

  • endysis — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Endyses — Endysis En dy*sis, n.; pl. {Endyses}. [NL., fr. Gr. ? a putting on, fr. ? to put on.] (Biol.) The act of developing a new coat of hair, a new set of feathers, scales, etc.; opposed to {ecdysis}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • klendusity —  ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷səd.ē noun ( es) Etymology: irregular from Greek kleidoun to lock up (from kleid , kleis key) + endysis entry, act of putting on + English ity more at close, endysis : the tendency of a plant or variety to escape infection as a res …   Useful english dictionary

  • ecdysis — n., pl. ses [Gr. ekdysis, getting out of] Molting, the process of shedding cuticle or exoskeleton; see molt, apolysis, endysis …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • choledochendysis — SYN: choledochotomy. [choledoch + G. endysis, an entering in] …   Medical dictionary

  • indusium — [in do͞o′zē əm, indyo͞o′zē əm; in do͞o′zhēəm, in dyo͞o′zhē əm] n. pl. indusia [in do͞o′zēə, in dyo͞o′zē ə, in do͞o′zhēə, in dyo͞o′zhēə] [ModL < L, undergarment, tunic; assoc. with induere, to put on (see INDUE), but prob. < Gr endysis,… …   English World dictionary

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