(Greek: a suffix; pertaining to; of the nature of, like; in chemistry, it denotes a higher valence of the element than is expressed by -ous)

1. A reference to a lake that has no period of overturn because it is perennially frozen.
2. Pertaining to females that produce unfertilized eggs that develop into offspring of just one sex.
amnesic (adjective) (not comparable)
A reference to a person who has a loss of memory or a fragmentary loss of memory: Jo's father was an amnesic patient in the retirement home and was quite unmindful when going outside for a walk in winter by totally forgetting to put on any type of winter clothing.
amnestic (adjective); more amnestic, most amnestic
1. A reference to something that causes a loss of memory: Some diseases, poisonous agents, etc. are amnestic reasons for not remembering what has happened in the past.
2. Of or relating to the current or previous medical history of a patient: Goren's amnestic conditions have been recorded in her medical doctor's files.
Of or belonging to a river.
Segmenting unequally; said of telolecithal ova with complete segmentation.
Any of a large group of structurally similar hydrated double silicate minerals, such as hornblende, containing various combinations of sodium, calcium, magnesium, iron, and aluminum.
Producing two kinds of fruit that differ either in form or in time of ripening.
amphicentric (adjective)
1. Converging at both ends; a reference to a plexus of blood vessels having one afferent and one efferent trunk.
2. Coming together at both ends, said of a rete mirabile (vascular network interrupting the continuity of an artery or vein) that starts when a blood vessel breaks up into a number of branches and ends by the branches joining again to form the same vessel.
1. Having a double action upon test colors in chemistry.
2. Exhibiting or producing two colors, as substances which in the color test may change red litmus to blue and blue litmus to red.
In nematodes, having two ovaries, one directed anteriorly and the other posteriorly.
A reference to a bivalve ligament, extending both before and behind the beak.
A reference to aphigony.
1. In nematodes, reproduction in which sperm and eggs come from separate individuals (cross-fertilization).
2. Nematodes that are capable of interbreeding freely and of producing fertile offspring.