Oxyhæmocyanin to Ozonous
(Ox`y*hæm`o*cy"a*nin) n. [Oxy- (a) + hæmacyanin, hæmocyanin.] (Physiol. Chem.) See
(Ox`y*hæm`o*glo"bin, Ox`y*hem`o*glo"bin) n. [Oxy- (a) + hæmoglobin, hemoglobin.] (Physiol.
Chem.) See Hemoglobin.
Oxyhydrogen blowpipe. (Chem.) See Blowpipe. Oxyhydrogen microscope, a form of microscope
arranged so as to use the light produced by burning lime or limestone under a current of oxyhydrogen
(Ox`y*hy"dro*gen) a. [Oxy- (a) + hydrogen.] (Chem.) Of or pertaining to a mixture of
oxygen and hydrogen; as, oxyhydrogen gas.
(Ox"y*mel) n. [L. oxymeli, Gr. acid + honey.] (Med.) A mixture of honey, water, vinegar, and
spice, boiled to a sirup. Sir T. Elyot.
(Ox`y*meth"yl*ene), n. [Oxy- (a) + methylene.] (Chem.) Formic aldehyde, regarded
as a methylene derivative.
(||Ox`y*mo"ron) n. [NL., fr. Gr. fr. pointedly foolish; sharp + foolish.] (Rhet.) A figure in
which an epithet of a contrary signification is added to a word; e. g., cruel kindness; laborious idleness.
Oxymuriate of lime, chloride of lime.
(Ox`y*mu"ri*ate) n. (Old Chem.) A salt of the supposed oxymuriatic acid; a chloride.
Oxymuriatic acid, chlorine, formerly so called on the supposition that it was a compound of oxygen
and muriatic acid. [Obs.]
(Ox`y*mu`ri*at"ic) a. [Oxy- (a) + muriatic: cf. F. oxymuriatique.] (Chem.) Pertaining to,
or consisting of, oxygen and muriatic acid, that is, hydrochloric acid. [Archaic.]
(Ox`y*neu"rine) n. (Chem.) See Betaine.
(Ox*yn"tic) a. [Gr. to make acid.] (Physiol.) Acid; producing acid; -applied especially to certain
glands and cells in the stomach.
(||Ox`y*o"pi*a Ox"y*o`py) n. [NL. oxyopia, from Gr. sharp + sight.] (Med.) Excessive acuteness
(Ox`y*phe"nic) a. [Oxy- (b) + phenol.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, or designating, the phenol
formerly called oxyphenic acid, and now oxyphenol and pyrocatechin. See Pyrocatechin.
(Ox`y*phe"nol) n. (Chem.) A phenol, produced by the distillation of catechin; called also
oxyphenic acid, and now pyrocatechin.
(Ox*yph"o*ny) n. [Gr. sharp + voice.] Acuteness or shrillness of voice.
(Ox`y*quin"o*line) n. [Oxy- (b) + quinoline.] (Chem.) Hydroxy quinoline; a phenol derivative
of quinoline, called also carbostyril.
(||Ox`y*rhyn"cha) n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. sharp + snout.] (Zoöl.) The maioid crabs.
(Ox*yr"rho*dine) n. [Gr. (sc. ); 'oxy`s acid + made of roses, rose.] (Med.) A mixture of
two parts of the oil of roses with one of the vinegar of roses. Floyer.
(Ox"y*salt) n. [Oxy- (a) + salt.] (Chem.) A salt of an oxyacid, as a sulphate.
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