Name Report For First Name EMA:

EMA

First name EMA's origins are Slavic,Spanish and German. EMA means "grandmother; nurse" (Slavic) "grandmother" (Spanish) and "serious" in German. You can find other first names and English words that rhymes with EMA below. Ryhme list involves the matching sounds according to the first letters, last letters and first&last letters of ema.(Brown names are of the same origin (Slavic,Spanish,German) with EMA and Red names are first names with English/Anglo-Saxon origin)

Rhymes with EMA - Names & Words

First Names Rhyming EMA

FIRST NAMES WHICH INCLUDES EMA AS A WHOLE:

neema naeemah rehema thema rosemarie clematis demas vema lema tessema bagdemagus brademagus nemausus deman zeeman raedeman whiteman alemannus artemas telemachus huemac ueman ingemar bemadette elliemay emaleigh hildemar hildemara menachema rosemaria rosemary shemariah winema athemar bemabe coleman colemann demarcus demario demason demasone eman emanuel freeman freman hahkethomemah jemal leman ormeman rygemann stedeman stilleman tremain tremaine tremayne treoweman valdemarr vemados waldemarr wematin yarema zemariam baseema waldemar valdemar wakeman menachemah annemarie lodema saleema reema kareema haleema baldemar semadar zulema

NAMES RHYMING WITH EMA (According to last letters):

Rhyming Names According to Last 2 Letters (ma) - Names That Ends with ma:

adama fatuma halima ifeoma mariama salama esma alima asima huma lama na'ima numa ulima mukarramma selma jurma aselma erma cyma desma neoma thelma kalama acima jemima carma kama ahisma karma padma ruma sarama sharama uma gulielma massima roma donoma kimama poloma shima adima juma usama chuma jorma soma adharma algoma alma aluma arama delma dharma dreama elma emma eskama faoiltiama fatima fidelma hilma jemma kahlima kalima karima karisma kuwanyauma lalima lodima lodyma myma nadhima nakoma nehama okimma oma paloma purisima salma saloma selima sima suma tama telma temima velma wilma yarima zelma bama blathma cha'tima sakima thoma yuma amma rama

NAMES RHYMING WITH EMA (According to first letters):

Rhyming Names According to First 2 Letters (em) - Names That Begins with em:

ember emele emelene emeline emerald emeraude emeric emerick emerson emery emest emesta emestina emestine emesto emiko emil emile emilee emilia emiliana emilie emilio emily emir emlyn emma-lise emmaleaha emmalee emmaline emmalyn emman emmanual emmanuel emmanuele emmanuella emmanuelle emmarae emmeline emmett emmie emmitt emmy emmylou emo emory emrys emst emunah emylee emyr

NAMES BOTH FIRST AND LAST LETTERS RHYMING WITH EMA:

First Names which starts with 'e' and ends with 'a':

eada eadda eadwiella ealga eara earlena earlina earna earnestyna eartha earwyna eathellreda ebba ebissa ecaterina echa echidna eda edana edda edelina edenia edina edita editha editta edla edmanda edmonda edmunda edna edorta edra edrea eduarda edva edwa edwina edwinna edytha eeva eferhilda efia efra efthemia egberta egbertina egeria egesa eglantina eguskina eidothea eila eileithyia eilena eilinora eirica eisa eithna eja ejona ekaterina el-saraya elaina elana elayna elberta elbertina elbertyna elda eldora eldreda eldrida eleadora eleanora electra eleena elefteria elena elenora eleonora eleora elepheteria eleta elethea elethia eleuia elexa elfreda elfrida elfrieda elga elia eliana elica elicia elida elija elina eliora

English Words Rhyming EMA

ENGLISH WORDS WHICH INCLUDES EMA AS A WHOLE:

alemannicnoun (n.) The language of the Alemanni.
 adjective (a.) Belonging to the Alemanni, a confederacy of warlike German tribes.

allemandenoun (n.) A dance in moderate twofold time, invented by the French in the reign of Louis XIV.; -- now mostly found in suites of pieces, like those of Bach and Handel.
 noun (n.) A figure in dancing.

allemannicadjective (a.) See Alemannic.

alongshoremannoun (n.) See Longshoreman.

anathemanoun (n.) A ban or curse pronounced with religious solemnity by ecclesiastical authority, and accompanied by excommunication. Hence: Denunciation of anything as accursed.
 noun (n.) An imprecation; a curse; a malediction.
 noun (n.) Any person or thing anathematized, or cursed by ecclesiastical authority.

anathematicadjective (a.) Alt. of Anathematical

anathematicaladjective (a.) Pertaining to, or having the nature of, an anathema.

anathematismnoun (n.) Anathematization.

anathematizationnoun (n.) The act of anathematizing, or denouncing as accursed; imprecation.

anathematizingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Anathematize

anathematizernoun (n.) One who pronounces an anathema.

apostemationnoun (n.) The formation of an aposteme; the process of suppuration.

apostematousadjective (a.) Pertaining to, or partaking of the nature of, an aposteme.

aposematicadjective (a.) Having or designating conspicuous or warning colors or structures indicative of special means of defense against enemies, as in the skunk.

baisemainsnoun (n. pl.) Respects; compliments.

bargemannoun (n.) The man who manages a barge, or one of the crew of a barge.

bargemastternoun (n.) The proprietor or manager of a barge, or one of the crew of a barge.

beemasternoun (n.) One who keeps bees.

bemanoun (n.) A platform from which speakers addressed an assembly.
 noun (n.) That part of an early Christian church which was reserved for the higher clergy; the inner or eastern part of the chancel.
 noun (n.) Erroneously: A pulpit.

blastemanoun (n.) The structureless, protoplasmic tissue of the embryo; the primitive basis of an organ yet unformed, from which it grows.

blastemaladjective (a.) Relating to the blastema; rudimentary.

blastematicadjective (a.) Connected with, or proceeding from, the blastema; blastemal.

brakemannoun (n.) A man in charge of a brake or brakes.
 noun (n.) The man in charge of the winding (or hoisting) engine for a mine.

bridemaidnoun (n.) Alt. of Brideman

bridemannoun (n.) See Bridesmaid, Bridesman.

candlemasnoun (n.) The second day of February, on which is celebrated the feast of the Purification of the Virgin Mary; -- so called because the candles for the altar or other sacred uses are blessed on that day.

canoemannoun (n.) One who uses a canoe; one who travels in a canoe.

casematenoun (n.) A bombproof chamber, usually of masonry, in which cannon may be placed, to be fired through embrasures; or one capable of being used as a magazine, or for quartering troops.
 noun (n.) A hollow molding, chiefly in cornices.

casematedadjective (a.) Furnished with, protected by, or built like, a casemate.

categorematicadjective (a.) Capable of being employed by itself as a term; -- said of a word.

cholaemaanoun (n.) A disease characterized by severe nervous symptoms, dependent upon the presence of the constituents of the bile in the blood.

chrematisticsnoun (n.) The science of wealth; the science, or a branch of the science, of political economy.

cinematicadjective (a.) Alt. of Cinematical

cinematicaladjective (a.) See Kinematic.

cinematicsnoun (n. sing.) See Kinematics.

clematisnoun (n.) A genus of flowering plants, of many species, mostly climbers, having feathery styles, which greatly enlarge in the fruit; -- called also virgin's bower.

coffeemannoun (n.) One who keeps a coffeehouse.

colemanitenoun (n.) A hydrous borate of lime occurring in transparent colorless or white crystals, also massive, in Southern California.

committeemannoun (n.) A member of a committee.

concremationnoun (n.) The act of burning different things together.

cremaillerenoun (n.) An indented or zigzaged line of intrenchment.

cremasternoun (n.) A thin muscle which serves to draw up the testicle.
 noun (n.) The apex of the last abdominal segment of an insect.

cremastericadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the cremaster; as, the cremasteric artery.

cremationnoun (n.) A burning; esp., the act or practice of cremating the dead.

cremationistnoun (n.) One who advocates the practice of cremation.

crematornoun (n.) One who, or that which, cremates or consumes to ashes.

crematoriumnoun (n.) Alt. of Crematory

crematorynoun (n.) A furnace for cremating corpses; a building containing such a furnace.
 adjective (a.) Pertaining to, or employed in, cremation.

cytoblastemanoun (n.) See Protoplasm.

ENGLISH WORDS RHYMING WITH EMA (According to last letters):


Rhyming Words According to Last 2 Letters (ma) - English Words That Ends with ma:


abomanoun (n.) A large South American serpent (Boa aboma).

aceldamanoun (n.) The potter's field, said to have lain south of Jerusalem, purchased with the bribe which Judas took for betraying his Master, and therefore called the field of blood. Fig.: A field of bloodshed.

agamanoun (n.) A genus of lizards, one of the few which feed upon vegetable substances; also, one of these lizards.

almanoun (n.) Alt. of Almah

amalgamanoun (n.) Same as Amalgam.

ammanoun (n.) An abbes or spiritual mother.

amphiumanoun (n.) A genus of amphibians, inhabiting the Southern United States, having a serpentlike form, but with four minute limbs and two persistent gill openings; the Congo snake.

analemmanoun (n.) An orthographic projection of the sphere on the plane of the meridian, the eye being supposed at an infinite distance, and in the east or west point of the horizon.
 noun (n.) An instrument of wood or brass, on which this projection of the sphere is made, having a movable horizon or cursor; -- formerly much used in solving some common astronomical problems.
 noun (n.) A scale of the sun's declination for each day of the year, drawn across the torrid zone on an artificial terrestrial globe.

angienchymanoun (n.) Vascular tissue of plants, consisting of spiral vessels, dotted, barred, and pitted ducts, and laticiferous vessels.

angiomanoun (n.) A tumor composed chiefly of dilated blood vessels.
 noun (n.) A tumor composed chiefly of dilated blood or lymph vessels.

anhimanoun (n.) A South American aquatic bird; the horned screamer or kamichi (Palamedea cornuta). See Kamichi.

antepenultimanoun (n.) The last syllable of a word except two, as -syl- in monosyllable.

arapaimanoun (n.) A large fresh-water food fish of South America.

aromanoun (n.) The quality or principle of plants or other substances which constitutes their fragrance; agreeable odor; as, the aroma of coffee.
 noun (n.) Fig.: The fine diffusive quality of intellectual power; flavor; as, the subtile aroma of genius.

asthmanoun (n.) A disease, characterized by difficulty of breathing (due to a spasmodic contraction of the bronchi), recurring at intervals, accompanied with a wheezing sound, a sense of constriction in the chest, a cough, and expectoration.

atheromanoun (n.) An encysted tumor containing curdy matter.
 noun (n.) A disease characterized by thickening and fatty degeneration of the inner coat of the arteries.

adenomanoun (n.) A benign tumor of a glandlike structure; morbid enlargement of a gland.

adipomanoun (n.) A mass of fat found internally; also, a fatty tumor.

aerenchymanoun (n.) A secondary respiratory tissue or modified periderm, found in many aquatic plants and distinguished by the large intercellular spaces.

bothrenchymanoun (n.) Dotted or pitted ducts or vessels forming the pores seen in many kinds of wood.

brahmanoun (n.) The One First Cause; also, one of the triad of Hindoo gods. The triad consists of Brahma, the Creator, Vishnu, the Preserver, and Siva, the Destroyer.
 noun (n.) A valuable variety of large, domestic fowl, peculiar in having the comb divided lengthwise into three parts, and the legs well feathered. There are two breeds, the dark or penciled, and the light; -- called also Brahmapootra.

bramanoun (n.) See Brahma.

branchiostomanoun (n.) The lancelet. See Amphioxus.

bregmanoun (n.) The point of junction of the coronal and sagittal sutures of the skull.

bromanoun (n.) Aliment; food.
 noun (n.) A light form of prepared cocoa (or cacao), or the drink made from it.

carcinomanoun (n.) A cancer. By some medical writers, the term is applied to an indolent tumor. See Cancer.

cariamanoun (n.) A large, long-legged South American bird (Dicholophus cristatus) which preys upon snakes, etc. See Seriema.

caumanoun (n.) Great heat, as of the body in fever.

ceromanoun (n.) The unguent (a composition of oil and wax) with which wrestlers were anointed among the ancient Romans.
 noun (n.) That part of the baths and gymnasia in which bathers and wrestlers anointed themselves.
 noun (n.) The cere of birds.

chacmanoun (n.) A large species of African baboon (Cynocephalus porcarius); -- called also ursine baboon. [See Illust. of Baboon.]

chiasmanoun (n.) A commissure; especially, the optic commissure, or crucial union of the optic nerves.

chilomanoun (n.) The tumid upper lip of certain mammals, as of a camel.

chilostomanoun (n. pl.) Alt. of Chilostomata

chloasmanoun (n.) A cutaneous affection characterized by yellow or yellowish brown pigmented spots.

chondromanoun (n.) A cartilaginous tumor or growth.

cimanoun (n.) A kind of molding. See Cyma.

coenenchymanoun (n.) The common tissue which unites the polyps or zooids of a compound anthozoan or coral. It may be soft or more or less ossified. See Coral.

collenchymanoun (n.) A tissue of vegetable cells which are thickend at the angles and (usually) elongated.

comanoun (n.) A state of profound insensibility from which it is difficult or impossible to rouse a person. See Carus.
 noun (n.) The envelope of a comet; a nebulous covering, which surrounds the nucleus or body of a comet.
 noun (n.) A tuft or bunch, -- as the assemblage of branches forming the head of a tree; or a cluster of bracts when empty and terminating the inflorescence of a plant; or a tuft of long hairs on certain seeds.

commanoun (n.) A character or point [,] marking the smallest divisions of a sentence, written or printed.
 noun (n.) A small interval (the difference between a major and minor half step), seldom used except by tuners.

condylomanoun (n.) Alt. of Condylome

cosmoramanoun (n.) An exhibition in which a series of views in various parts of the world is seen reflected by mirrors through a series of lenses, with such illumination, etc., as will make the views most closely represent reality.

cromanoun (n.) A quaver.

curcumanoun (n.) A genus of plants of the order Scitamineae, including the turmeric plant (Curcuma longa).

cycloramanoun (n.) A pictorial view which is extended circularly, so that the spectator is surrounded by the objects represented as by things in nature. The realistic effect is increased by putting, in the space between the spectator and the picture, things adapted to the scene represented, and in some places only parts of these objects, the completion of them being carried out pictorially.

cyclostomanoun (n. pl.) A division of Bryozoa, in which the cells have circular apertures.

cymanoun (n.) A member or molding of the cornice, the profile of which is wavelike in form.
 noun (n.) A cyme. See Cyme.

colobomanoun (n.) A defect or malformation; esp., a fissure of the iris supposed to be a persistent embryonic cleft.

dermanoun (n.) See Dermis.

diastemanoun (n.) A vacant space, or gap, esp. between teeth in a jaw.

ENGLISH WORDS RHYMING WITH EMA (According to first letters):


Rhyming Words According to First 2 Letters (em) - Words That Begins with em:


embassadornoun (n.) A minister of the highest rank sent to a foreign court to represent there his sovereign or country.
 noun (n.) An official messenger and representative.
 noun (n.) Same as Ambassador.

emacerationnoun (n.) Emaciation.

emaciatingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Emaciate

emaciateadjective (a.) Emaciated.
 verb (v. i.) To lose flesh gradually and become very lean; to waste away in flesh.
 verb (v. t.) To cause to waste away in flesh and become very lean; as, his sickness emaciated him.

emaciationnoun (n.) The act of making very lean.
 noun (n.) The state of being emaciated or reduced to excessive leanness; an excessively lean condition.

emaculationnoun (n.) The act of clearing from spots.

emanantadjective (a.) Issuing or flowing forth; emanating; passing forth into an act, or making itself apparent by an effect; -- said of mental acts; as, an emanant volition.

emanatingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Emanate

emanateadjective (a.) Issuing forth; emanant.
 verb (v. i.) To issue forth from a source; to flow out from more or less constantly; as, fragrance emanates from flowers.
 verb (v. i.) To proceed from, as a source or fountain; to take origin; to arise, to originate.

emanationnoun (n.) The act of flowing or proceeding from a fountain head or origin.
 noun (n.) That which issues, flows, or proceeds from any object as a source; efflux; an effluence; as, perfume is an emanation from a flower.

emanativeadjective (a.) Issuing forth; effluent.

emanatoryadjective (a.) Emanative; of the nature of an emanation.

emancipatingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Emancipate

emancipateadjective (a.) Set at liberty.
 verb (v. t.) To set free from the power of another; to liberate; as: (a) To set free, as a minor from a parent; as, a father may emancipate a child. (b) To set free from bondage; to give freedom to; to manumit; as, to emancipate a slave, or a country.
 verb (v. t.) To free from any controlling influence, especially from anything which exerts undue or evil influence; as, to emancipate one from prejudices or error.

emancipationnoun (n.) The act of setting free from the power of another, from slavery, subjection, dependence, or controlling influence; also, the state of being thus set free; liberation; as, the emancipation of slaves; the emancipation of minors; the emancipation of a person from prejudices; the emancipation of the mind from superstition; the emancipation of a nation from tyranny or subjection.

emancipationistnoun (n.) An advocate of emancipation, esp. the emancipation of slaves.

emancipatornoun (n.) One who emancipates.

emancipatoryadjective (a.) Pertaining to emancipation, or tending to effect emancipation.

emancipistnoun (n.) A freed convict.

emarginateadjective (a.) Alt. of Emarginated
 verb (v. t.) To take away the margin of.

emarginatedadjective (a.) Having the margin interrupted by a notch or shallow sinus.
 adjective (a.) Notched at the summit.
 adjective (a.) Having the edges truncated.

emarginationnoun (n.) The act of notching or indenting the margin, or the state of being so notched; also, a notch or shallow sinus in a margin.

emasculatingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Emasculate

emasculateadjective (a.) Deprived of virility or vigor; unmanned; weak.
 verb (v. t.) To deprive of virile or procreative power; to castrate power; to castrate; to geld.
 verb (v. t.) To deprive of masculine vigor or spirit; to weaken; to render effeminate; to vitiate by unmanly softness.

emasculationnoun (n.) The act of depriving of virility, or the state of being so deprived; castration.
 noun (n.) The act of depriving, or state of being deprived, of vigor or strength; unmanly weakness.

emasculatornoun (n.) One who, or that which, emasculates.

emasculatoryadjective (a.) Serving or tending to emasculate.

embalmingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Embalm

embalmernoun (n.) One who embalms.

embalmmentnoun (n.) The act of embalming.

embankingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Embank
 noun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Embar

embankmentnoun (n.) The act of surrounding or defending with a bank.
 noun (n.) A structure of earth, gravel, etc., raised to prevent water from overflowing a level tract of country, to retain water in a reservoir, or to carry a roadway, etc.

embarcationnoun (n.) Same as Embarkation.

embargonoun (n.) An edict or order of the government prohibiting the departure of ships of commerce from some or all of the ports within its dominions; a prohibition to sail.
 verb (v. t.) To lay an embargo on and thus detain; to prohibit from leaving port; -- said of ships, also of commerce and goods.

embargoingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Embargo

embarkingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Embark

embarkationnoun (n.) The act of putting or going on board of a vessel; as, the embarkation of troops.
 noun (n.) That which is embarked; as, an embarkation of Jesuits.

embarkmentnoun (n.) Embarkation.

embarrassingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Embarrass

embarrassmentnoun (n.) A state of being embarrassed; perplexity; impediment to freedom of action; entanglement; hindrance; confusion or discomposure of mind, as from not knowing what to do or to say; disconcertedness.
 noun (n.) Difficulty or perplexity arising from the want of money to pay debts.

embassadenoun (n.) An embassy. See Ambassade.
  (ambassade.) The mission of an ambassador.
  (ambassade.) An embassy.

embassadorialadjective (a.) Same as Ambassadorial.

embassadressnoun (n.) Same as Ambassadress.

embassadrynoun (n.) Embassy.

embassagenoun (n.) An embassy.
 noun (n.) Message; errand.

embassynoun (n.) The public function of an ambassador; the charge or business intrusted to an ambassador or to envoys; a public message to; foreign court concerning state affairs; hence, any solemn message.
 noun (n.) The person or persons sent as ambassadors or envoys; the ambassador and his suite; envoys.
 noun (n.) The residence or office of an ambassador.

embattlingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Embattle

embattledadjective (a.) Having indentations like a battlement.
 adjective (a.) Having the edge broken like battlements; -- said of a bearing such as a fess, bend, or the like.
 adjective (a.) Having been the place of battle; as, an embattled plain or field.
  (imp. & p. p.) of Embattle

embattlementnoun (n.) An intended parapet; a battlement.
 noun (n.) The fortifying of a building or a wall by means of battlements.

embayingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Embay

ENGLISH WORDS BOTH FIRST AND LAST LETTERS RHYMING WITH EMA:

English Words which starts with 'e' and ends with 'a':

earthpeanoun (n.) A species of pea (Amphicarpaea monoica). It is a climbing leguminous plant, with hairy underground pods.

ecclesianoun (n.) The public legislative assembly of the Athenians.
 noun (n.) A church, either as a body or as a building.

echidnanoun (n.) A monster, half maid and half serpent.
 noun (n.) A genus of Monotremata found in Australia, Tasmania, and New Guinea. They are toothless and covered with spines; -- called also porcupine ant-eater, and Australian ant-eater.

echinodermatanoun (n. pl.) One of the grand divisions of the animal kingdom. By many writers it was formerly included in the Radiata.

echinoideanoun (n. pl.) The class Echinodermata which includes the sea urchins. They have a calcareous, usually more or less spheroidal or disk-shaped, composed of many united plates, and covered with movable spines. See Spatangoid, Clypeastroid.

echinozoanoun (n. pl.) The Echinodermata.

echiuroideanoun (n. pl.) A division of Annelida which includes the genus Echiurus and allies. They are often classed among the Gephyrea, and called the armed Gephyreans.

eclampsianoun (n.) A fancied perception of flashes of light, a symptom of epilepsy; hence, epilepsy itself; convulsions.

ecphonemanoun (n.) A breaking out with some interjectional particle.

ectasianoun (n.) A dilatation of a hollow organ or of a canal.

ecthymanoun (n.) A cutaneous eruption, consisting of large, round pustules, upon an indurated and inflamed base.

ectopianoun (n.) A morbid displacement of parts, especially such as is congenial; as, ectopia of the heart, or of the bladder.

ectoproctanoun (n. pl.) An order of Bryozoa in which the anus lies outside the circle of tentacles.

eczemanoun (n.) An inflammatory disease of the skin, characterized by the presence of redness and itching, an eruption of small vesicles, and the discharge of a watery exudation, which often dries up, leaving the skin covered with crusts; -- called also tetter, milk crust, and salt rheum.

eddanoun (n.) The religious or mythological book of the old Scandinavian tribes of German origin, containing two collections of Sagas (legends, myths) of the old northern gods and heroes.

edemanoun (n.) Same as oedema.

edentatanoun (n. pl.) An order of mammals including the armadillos, sloths, and anteaters; -- called also Bruta. The incisor teeth are rarely developed, and in some groups all the teeth are lacking.

edriophthalmanoun (n. pl.) A group of Crustacea in which the eyes are without stalks; the Arthrostraca.

egestanoun (n. pl.) That which is egested or thrown off from the body by the various excretory channels; excrements; -- opposed to ingesta.

elasipodanoun (n. pl.) An order of holothurians mostly found in the deep sea. They are remarkable for their bilateral symmetry and curious forms.

elcajanoun (n.) An Arabian tree (Trichilia emetica). The fruit, which is emetic, is sometimes employed in the composition of an ointment for the cure of the itch.

eleutheromanianoun (n.) A mania or frantic zeal for freedom.

emgallanoun (n.) The South African wart hog. See Wart hog.

emmetropianoun (n.) That refractive condition of the eye in which the rays of light are all brought accurately and without undue effort to a focus upon the retina; -- opposed to hypermetropia, myopia, an astigmatism.

emphysemanoun (n.) A swelling produced by gas or air diffused in the cellular tissue.

empyemanoun (n.) A collection of blood, pus, or other fluid, in some cavity of the body, especially that of the pleura.

empyreumanoun (n.) The peculiar smell and taste arising from products of decomposition of animal or vegetable substances when burnt in close vessels.

emydeanoun (n. pl.) A group of chelonians which comprises many species of fresh-water tortoises and terrapins.

enaliosaurianoun (n. pl.) An extinct group of marine reptiles, embracing both the Ichthyosauria and the Plesiosauria, now regarded as distinct orders.

enarthrodianoun (n.) See Enarthrosis.

encaumanoun (n.) An ulcer in the eye, upon the cornea, which causes the loss of the humors.

encenianoun (n. pl.) A festival commemorative of the founding of a city or the consecration of a church; also, the ceremonies (as at Oxford and Cambridge, England) commemorative of founders or benefactors.

enchondromanoun (n.) A cartilaginous tumor growing from the interior of a bone.

enchylemmanoun (n.) The basal substance of the cell nucleus; a hyaline or granular substance, more or less fluid during life, in which the other parts of the nucleus are imbedded.

enchymanoun (n.) The primitive formative juice, from which the tissues, particularly the cellular tissue, are formed.

encrinoideanoun (n. pl.) That order of the Crinoidea which includes most of the living and many fossil forms, having jointed arms around the margin of the oral disk; -- also called Brachiata and Articulata. See Illusts. under Comatula and Crinoidea.

encyclopedianoun (n.) Alt. of Encyclopaedia

encyclopaedianoun (n.) The circle of arts and sciences; a comprehensive summary of knowledge, or of a branch of knowledge; esp., a work in which the various branches of science or art are discussed separately, and usually in alphabetical order; a cyclopedia.

endophragmanoun (n.) A chitinous structure above the nervous cord in the thorax of certain Crustacea.

endoplasmanoun (n.) Same as Entoplasm and Endosarc.

endoplasticanoun (n. pl.) A group of Rhizopoda having a distinct nucleus, as the am/ba.

endopleuranoun (n.) The inner coating of a seed. See Tegmen.

endorhizanoun (n.) Any monocotyledonous plant; -- so named because many monocotyledons have an endorhizal embryo.

endostomanoun (n.) A plate which supports the labrum in certain Crustacea.

endothecanoun (n.) The tissue which partially fills the interior of the interseptal chambers of most madreporarian corals. It usually consists of a series of oblique tranverse septa, one above another.

endozoanoun (n. pl.) See Entozoa.

endymanoun (n.) See Ependyma.

enemanoun (n.) An injection, or clyster, thrown into the rectum as a medicine, or to impart nourishment.

enigmanoun (n.) A dark, obscure, or inexplicable saying; a riddle; a statement, the hidden meaning of which is to be discovered or guessed.
 noun (n.) An action, mode of action, or thing, which cannot be satisfactorily explained; a puzzle; as, his conduct is an enigma.

enheahedrianoun (n.) Alt. of Enheahedron

enneandrianoun (n.) A Linnaean class of plants having nine stamens.

enoplanoun (n. pl.) One of the orders of Nemertina, characterized by the presence of a peculiar armature of spines or plates in the proboscis.

entasianoun (n.) Tonic spasm; -- applied generically to denote any disease characterized by tonic spasms, as tetanus, trismus, etc.

enteralgianoun (n.) Pain in the intestines; colic.

enteropneustanoun (n. pl.) A group of wormlike invertebrates having, along the sides of the body, branchial openings for the branchial sacs, which are formed by diverticula of the alimentary canal. Balanoglossus is the only known genus. See Illustration in Appendix.

enthelminthanoun (n. pl.) Alt. of Enthelminthes

entomophaganoun (n. pl.) One of a group of hymenopterous insects whose larvae feed parasitically upon living insects. See Ichneumon, 2.
 noun (n. pl.) A group of marsupials which are partly insectivorous, as the opossum.
 noun (n. pl.) A group of edentates, including the ant-eaters.

entomostracanoun (n. pl.) One of the subclasses of Crustacea, including a large number of species, many of them minute. The group embraces several orders; as the Phyllopoda, Ostracoda, Copepoda, and Pectostraca. See Copepoda, Phyllopoda, and Cladocera.

entoproctanoun (n. pl.) A group of Bryozoa in which the anus is within the circle of tentacles. See Pedicellina.

entozoanoun (n. pl.) A group of worms, including the tapeworms, flukes, roundworms, etc., most of which live parasitically in the interior of other animals; the Helminthes.
 noun (n. pl.) An artificial group, including all kinds of animals living parasitically in others.
  (pl. ) of Entozoon

epanaphoranoun (n.) Same as Anaphora.

epeiranoun (n.) A genus of spiders, including the common garden spider (E. diadema). They spin geometrical webs. See Garden spider.

ependymanoun (n.) The epithelial lining of the ventricles of the brain and the canal of the spinal cord; endyma; ependymis.

ephanoun (n.) A Hebrew dry measure, supposed to be equal to two pecks and five quarts. ten ephahs make one homer.

ephemeranoun (n.) A fever of one day's continuance only.
 noun (n.) A genus of insects including the day flies, or ephemeral flies. See Ephemeral fly, under Ephemeral.
  (pl. ) of Ephemeron

ephyranoun (n.) A stage in the development of discophorous medusae, when they first begin to swim about after being detached from the strobila. See Strobila.

epiblemanoun (n.) The epidermal cells of rootlets, specially adapted to absorb liquids.

epichiremanoun (n.) A syllogism in which the proof of the major or minor premise, or both, is introduced with the premises themselves, and the conclusion is derived in the ordinary manner.

epigaeanoun (n.) An American genus of plants, containing but a single species (E. repens), the trailing arbutus.

epimeranoun (n. pl.) See Epimeron.
  (pl. ) of Epimeron

epiphonemanoun (n.) An exclamatory sentence, or striking reflection, which sums up or concludes a discourse.

epiphoranoun (n.) The watery eye; a disease in which the tears accumulate in the eye, and trickle over the cheek.
 noun (n.) The emphatic repetition of a word or phrase, at the end of several sentences or stanzas.

epistomanoun (n.) Alt. of Epistome

epithecanoun (n.) A continuous and, usually, structureless layer which covers more or less of the exterior of many corals.

epitheliomanoun (n.) A malignant growth containing epithelial cells; -- called also epithelial cancer.

epithemanoun (n.) A horny excrescence upon the beak of birds.

epitrochleanoun (n.) A projection on the outer side of the distal end of the humerus; the external condyle.

epochanoun (n.) See Epoch.

epopoeianoun (n.) An epic poem; epic poetry.

equinianoun (n.) Glanders.

eranoun (n.) A fixed point of time, usually an epoch, from which a series of years is reckoned.
 noun (n.) A period of time reckoned from some particular date or epoch; a succession of years dating from some important event; as, the era of Alexander; the era of Christ, or the Christian era (see under Christian).
 noun (n.) A period of time in which a new order of things prevails; a signal stage of history; an epoch.

ericanoun (n.) A genus of shrubby plants, including the heaths, many of them producing beautiful flowers.

errantianoun (n. pl.) A group of chaetopod annelids, including those that are not confined to tubes. See Chaetopoda.

erratanoun (n. pl.) See Erratum.
  (pl. ) of Erratum

erucanoun (n.) An insect in the larval state; a caterpillar; a larva.

erythemanoun (n.) A disease of the skin, in which a diffused inflammation forms rose-colored patches of variable size.

erythrinanoun (n.) A genus of leguminous plants growing in the tropics; coral tree; -- so called from its red flowers.

escharanoun (n.) A genus of Bryozoa which produce delicate corals, often incrusting like lichens, but sometimes branched.

eschscholtzianoun (n.) A genus of papaveraceous plants, found in California and upon the west coast of North America, some species of which produce beautiful yellow, orange, rose-colored, or white flowers; the California poppy.

estancianoun (n.) A grazing; a country house.

estufanoun (n.) An assembly room in dwelling of the Pueblo Indians.

etnanoun (n.) A kind of small, portable, cooking apparatus for which heat is furnished by a spirit lamp.

eucopepodanoun (n. pl.) A group which includes the typical copepods and the lerneans.

eudipleuranoun (n. pl.) The fundamental forms of organic life, that are composed of two equal and symmetrical halves.

eugenianoun (n.) A genus of myrtaceous plants, mostly of tropical countries, and including several aromatic trees and shrubs, among which are the trees which produce allspice and cloves of commerce.

eupepsianoun (n.) Alt. of Eupepsy

euphorbianoun (n.) Spurge, or bastard spurge, a genus of plants of many species, mostly shrubby, herbaceous succulents, affording an acrid, milky juice. Some of them are armed with thorns. Most of them yield powerful emetic and cathartic products.

euplectellanoun (n.) A genus of elegant, glassy sponges, consisting of interwoven siliceous fibers, and growing in the form of a cornucopia; -- called also Venus's flower-basket.

euplexopteranoun (n. pl.) An order of insects, including the earwig. The anterior wings are short, in the form of elytra, while the posterior wings fold up beneath them. See Earwig.

eupnaeanoun (n.) Normal breathing where arterialization of the blood is normal, in distinction from dyspnaea, in which the blood is insufficiently arterialized.