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Zonate

Having zones of different textures or colors, usually on the cap surface.

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Zuppa inglese

Zuppa inglese literally means English soup, but this Italian dish is actually a rich dessert made by soaking a sponge…

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Zucchini

What North Americans call a zucchini, the British call a courgette. Although they derive from different languages, these two words…

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Zarf

When you visit an insurance agency you don’t bring a coffee mug with you, and your smiling insurance agents hardly…

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Zabaglione

English has two names for the foamy dessert made by whisking together egg yolks, Marsala wine, and sugar: zabaglione and…

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Zyme systems

Chemical reactions characterized by the presence of an inactive precursor of an enzyme. The enzyme is activated via another enzyme…

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Zygote

A fertilized egg form.ed as a result of the union of the male (sperm) and female (egg) sex cells.

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Zoonoses

Diseases that are communicable from animals to humans.

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Z-DNA

A left-handed helix (molecular structure) of DNA, in contrast to A-DNA and B-DNA which are right-handed helix structures. The difference…

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