Vulcan English Description Category
pih-da-sfek Z-axis one of three axes in a three-dimensional Cartesian coordinate system math
shi'dan-abru zenith the point on the celestial sphere that is directly above the observer astronomy
ris zero 0 number
tsau-tukh zinc a bluish-white, lustrous metallic element that is brittle at room temperature but malleable with heating element
t'lai-tukh zirconium a lustrous, grayish-white, strong, ductile metallic element obtained primarily from zircon and used chiefly in ceramic and refractory compounds element
shalitaya zonation arrangement or formation in zones; zonate structure; the distribution of organisms in biogeographic zones geography
shal zone an area or a region distinguished from adjacent parts by a distinctive feature or characteristic place
shi'aushfa zoo a park or an institution in which living animals are kept and usually exhibited to the public place
aushfa-talsu zoologist a specialist in the branch of biology dealing with animals occupation
aushfa-tal zoology the branch of biology that deals with animals and animal life, including the study of the structure, physiology, development, and classification of animals science
aushfa-pthak zoophobia an abnormal fear of animals medicine
masutra-numo-aushfa zooplankton plankton that consists of animals, including the corals, rotifers, sea anemones, and jellyfish plant
nak-hinek zygomatic bone a small bone in vertebrates on each side of the face socket, forming the prominence of the cheek; also called cheekbone, malar, malar bone body part
wuh-pa'ashutik zygomorphic bilaterally symmetrical; used of organisms or parts medicine
sto-yu-mur zygote the cell formed by the union of two gametes, especially a fertilized ovum before cleavage; the organism that develops from a zygote people
naliveh-zalu zymase the enzyme complex in yeasts that catalyzes the breakdown of sugar into alcohol and carbon dioxide science
za-zalu zymogen any of a group of compounds that are inactive precursors of enzymes and require some change (such as the hydrolysis of a fragment that masks an active enzyme) to become active science

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