<botany> A kind of froth seen on herbs.

Origin: Wood + Prov. E. Sare for sore.

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The time when there no sap in the trees; the winter season.

Alternative forms: wood-seer.

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Wood's glassmedical dictionary

A glass containing nickel oxide, used in Wood's lamp.

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An ultraviolet lamp with a nickel oxide filter that only passes light with a maximal wavelength of about 3660 A; used to detect by fluorescence hairs infected with species M. Audouinii, M. Canis, var. Distortum, or M. Ferrugineum, producing greenish-yellow fluorescence.

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Wood's lightmedical dictionary

Ultraviolet light produced by Wood's lamp.

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A woodman; especially, one who lives in the forest.

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wood's metalmedical dictionary

A fusible alloy consisting of one or two parts of cadmium, two parts of tin, four of lead, with seven or eight part of bismuth. It melts at from 66 deg to 71 deg C. See Fusible metal, under Fusible.

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Preferred term: methyl alcohol

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A striped variety of hornstone, resembling wood in appearance.

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D-xylose.

See: xylose.

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Of or pertaining to the woods or forest. "It [sugar making] is woodsy, and savors of trees." (J. Burroughs)

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