(Pseu`do-chi"na) n. [Pseudo- + china.] (Bot.) The false china root, a plant of the genus Smilax found in America.

(Pseu"do*cœle) n. Same as Pseudocœlia.

(||Pseu`do*cœ"li*a) n. [NL., fr. Gr. pseydh`s false + hollow.] (Anat.) The fifth ventricle in the mammalian brain. See Ventricle. B. G. Wilder.

(Pseu"do-cone`) n. [Pseudo- + cone.] (Zoöl.) One of the soft gelatinous cones found in the compound eyes of certain insects, taking the place of the crystalline cones of others.

(Pseu`do-cu"mene) n. [Pseudo- + cumene.] (Chem.) A hydrocarbon of the aromatic series, metameric with mesitylene and cumene, found in coal tar, and obtained as a colorless liquid.

(Pseu`do-dip"ter*al) a. [Pseudo- + dipteral: cf. F. pseudodiptère.] (Arch.) Falsely or imperfectly dipteral, as a temple with the inner range of columns surrounding the cella omitted, so that the space between the cella wall and the columns is very great, being equal to two intercolumns and one column.n. A pseudo-dipteral temple.

(Pseu"do*dox) a. [Gr. pseydo`doxos; pseydh`s false + do`xa an opinion.] Not true in opinion or doctrine; false.n. A false opinion or doctrine. "To maintain the atheistical pseudodox which judgeth evil good, and darkness light." T. Adams.

(||Pseu`do*fi*la"ri*a) n.; pl. Pseudofilari [NL. See Pseudo-, and Filaria.] (Zoöl.) One of the two elongated vibratile young formed by fission of the embryo during the development of certain Gregarinæ.

(Pseu`do-ga*le"na) n. [Pseudo- + galena.] (Min.) False galena, or blende. See Blende (a).

(Pseu"do*graph) n. [See Pseudography.] A false writing; a spurious document; a forgery.

(Pseu*dog"ra*phy) n. [Gr. pseydh`s false + to write.] False writing; forgery.

(||Pseu`do*hal"ter) n.; pl. Pseudohalteres [NL. See Pseudo-, and Halteres.] (Zoöl.) One of the rudimentary front wings of certain insects They resemble the halteres, or rudimentary hind wings, of Diptera.

(Pseu"do-heart`) n. [Pseudo- + heart.] (Zoöl.) Any contractile vessel of invertebrates which is not of the nature of a real heart, especially one of those pertaining to the excretory system.

(Pseu`do-hy`per*thoph"ic) a. [Pseudo- + hypertrophic.] (Med.) Falsely hypertrophic; as, pseudo-hypertrophic paralysis, a variety of paralysis in which the muscles are apparently enlarged, but are really degenerated and replaced by fat.

(Pseu*dol"o*gist) n. One who utters falsehoods; a liar.

(Pseu*dol"o*gy) n. [Gr. pseydh`s false + speech: cf. F. pseudologie.] Falsehood of speech. Arbuthnot.

(Pseu`do-me*tal"lic) a. [Pseudo- + metallic.] Falsely or imperfectly metallic; — said of a kind of luster, as in minerals.

(Pseu`do-mon`o*cot`y*led"on*ous) a. [Pseudo- + monocotyledonous.] (Bot.) Having two coalescent cotyledons, as the live oak and the horse- chestnut.

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