Antipeptone to Antithetically
(An`ti*pep"tone) n. (Physiol. Chem.) A product of gastric and pancreatic digestion, differing
from hemipeptone in not being decomposed by the continued action of pancreatic juice.
(An`ti*pe`ri*od"ic) n. (Med.) A remedy possessing the property of preventing the return of
periodic paroxysms, or exacerbations, of disease, as in intermittent fevers.
(An`ti*per`i*stal"tic) a. (Med.) Opposed to, or checking motion; acting upward; applied
to an inverted action of the intestinal tube.
(||An`ti*pe*ris"ta*sis) n. [Gr. against + a standing around, fr. to stand around; around +
to stand.] Opposition by which the quality opposed asquires strength; resistance or reaction roused by
opposition or by the action of an opposite principle or quality.
(An`ti*per`i*stat"ic) a. Pertaining to antiperistasis.
(An`ti*pet"al*ous) a. [Pref. anti- + petal.] (Bot.) Standing before a petal, as a stamen.
(An`ti*phar"mic) a. [Pref. anti- + Gr. poison.] (Med.) Antidotal; alexipharmic.
(An`ti*phlo*gis"tian) n. An opposer of the theory of phlogiston.
1. (Chem.) Opposed to the doctrine of phlogiston.
2. (Med.) Counteracting inflammation.
(An`ti*phlo*gis"tic), n. (Med.) Any medicine or diet which tends to check inflammation.
(An"ti*phon) n. [LL. antiphona, fr. Gr. . See Anthem.]
1. A musical response; alternate singing or chanting. See Antiphony, and Antiphone.
2. A verse said before and after the psalms. Shipley.
(An*tiph"o*nal) a. Of or pertaining to antiphony, or alternate singing; sung alternately by a
divided choir or opposite choirs. Wheatly. An*tiph"o*nal*ly, adv.
(An*tiph"o*nal), n. A book of antiphons or anthems.
(An*tiph"o*na*ry) n. [LL. antiphonarium. See Antiphoner.] A book containing a collection
of antiphons; the book in which the antiphons of the breviary, with their musical notes, are contained.
(An"ti*phone) n. (Mus.) The response which one side of the choir makes to the other in a
chant; alternate chanting or signing.
(An*tiph"o*ner) n. [F. antiphonaire. See Antiphon.] A book of antiphons. Chaucer.
(An`ti*phon"ic) a. Antiphonal.
(An*tiph"o*ny) n.; pl. Antiphonies [See Antiphon.]
1. A musical response; also, antiphonal chanting or signing.