also

Best matches, sorted by the Matches.

1-20 of 20 possibilities

Definition/MeaningWord/Phrase
national park in Maine showing marine erosion and glaciation; includes seashore and also the highest point on the Atlantic coast Acadia National Park
antihypertensive drug that blocks the formation of angiotensin in the kidney, leading to relaxation of the arteries; promotes the excretion of salt and water by inhibiting the activity of the angiotensin converting enzyme; also used to treat congestive he ACE inhibitor , angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor
analgesic for mild pain; also used as an antipyretic; (Datril, Tylenol, Panadol, Phenaphen, Tempra, and Anacin III are trademarks of brands of acetaminophen tablets) acetaminophen , Anacin III , Datril , Panadol , Phenaphen , Tempra , Tylenol
white crystalline compound used as an analgesic and also as an antipyretic acetanilid , acetanilide , acetophenetidin , acetphenetidin , phenacetin , phenylacetamide
common American black cricket; attacks crops and also enters dwellings Acheta assimilis , field cricket
hormone secreted by the posterior pituitary gland (trade name Pitressin) and also by nerve endings in the hypothalamus; affects blood pressure by stimulating capillary muscles and reduces urine flow by affecting reabsorption of water by kidney tubules ADH , antidiuretic hormone , Pitressin , vasopressin
kind of body tissue containing stored fat that serves as a source of energy; it also cushions and insulates vital organs adipose tissue , fat , fatty tissue
slender European grass of shady places; grown also in northeastern America and temperate Asia Agrostis alba , Poa nemoralis , wood meadowgrass
succulent herbs or small shrubs mostly of South Africa but also New Zealand and North America: carpetweeds; fig marigolds Aizoaceae , carpetweed family , family Aizoaceae , family Tetragoniaceae , Tetragoniaceae
also known as aka , alias
physicist born in Germany who formulated the special theory of relativity and the general theory of relativity; Einstein also proposed that light consists of discrete quantized bundles of energy (later called photons) (1879-1955) Albert Einstein , Einstein
presence of excessive protein (chiefly albumin but also globulin) in the urine; usually a symptom of kidney disorder albuminuria , proteinuria
English actor of Shakespearean roles who was also noted for appearances in films (1904-2000) Arthur John Gielgud , Gielgud , Sir John Gielgud
mixed asphalt and crushed gravel or sand; used especially for paving but also for roofing asphalt
collapse of an expanded lung (especially in infants); also failure of pulmonary alveoli to expand at birth atelectasis
heavy precious metallic element; grey-white and resistant to corroding; occurs in some nickel and copper ores and is also found native in some deposits atomic number 78 , platinum , Pt
poisonous crystalline alkaloid extracted from the nightshade family; used as an antispasmodic and to dilate the eye pupil; also administered in large amounts as an antidote for organophosphate nerve agents or organophosphate insecticides atropine
French philosopher remembered as the founder of positivism; he also established sociology as a systematic field of study Auguste Comte , Comte , Isidore Auguste Marie Francois Comte
South African evergreen partly woody vine grown for its clusters of rosy purple flowers followed by edible pods like snap beans; also grown as green manure; sometimes placed in genus Dolichos Australian pea , Dipogon lignosus , Dolichos lignosus
small Mediterranean evergreen tree with small blackish berries and glossy aromatic leaves used for flavoring in cooking; also used by ancient Greeks to crown victors bay , bay laurel , bay tree , Laurus nobilis , true laurel
Search another word or see also on Thesaurus | Reference
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature