Words containing phyl

5 letter words containing phyl

  • phyla — plural of phylum.
  • phyle — (in ancient Greece) a tribe or clan, based on supposed kinship.

6 letter words containing phyl

  • -phyll — leaf
  • alphyl — a univalent aromatic radical
  • phylar — of or relating to a major taxonomic division of living organisms that contain one or more classes
  • phyllo — flaky, tissue-thin layers of pastry used in baked desserts and appetizers.
  • phylo- — tribe; race; phylum

7 letter words containing phyl

  • phyllid — the leaf of a liverwort or moss
  • phyllis — a name used in pastoral literature, as the Eclogues of Vergil, for a country girl or sweetheart.
  • phyllo- — leaf

8 letter words containing phyl

  • phylarch — the chief of a tribe in Ancient Greece, and in Athens, the head of a clan in battle, or generally, the chief of a tribe
  • phylaxis — medical term for protection against infection
  • phylesis — evolutionary events that modify an organism or group of organisms without leading to the formation of a new species
  • phyletic — of, relating to, or based on the evolutionary history of a group of organisms; phylogenetic.
  • phyllary — one of the bracts forming the involucre or the head or inflorescence of a composite plant.

9 letter words containing phyl

  • -phyllous — having leaves of a specified number or type
  • aphyllous — (of plants) having no leaves
  • cataphyll — a simplified form of plant leaf, such as a scale leaf or cotyledon
  • homophyly — a resemblance due to common ancestry.
  • megaphyll — the relatively large type of leaf produced by ferns and seed plants

10 letter words containing phyl

  • chlorophyl — Alternative form of chlorophyll.
  • cladophyll — a green, flattened branch arising from the axil of a leaf, with the shape and functions of a foliage leaf
  • diphyletic — of or relating to a taxonomic group of organisms derived from two separate ancestral lines.
  • diphyllous — having two leaves.
  • hypsophyll — a leaf located beneath a spore-bearing leaf

11 letter words containing phyl

  • allophylian — (of languages, especially those of Europe and Asia) neither Indo-European nor Semitic.
  • anaphylaxis — extreme sensitivity to an injected antigen, esp a protein, following a previous injection
  • apophyllite — a white, colourless, pink, or green mineral consisting of a hydrated silicate of calcium, potassium, and fluorine in tetragonal crystalline form. It occurs in cracks in volcanic rocks. Formula: KCa4(Si4O10)2(OH1F).8H2O
  • bryophyllum — a genus of plants of the family Crassulaceae with the ability to produce plantlets on their leaves or floral stems
  • chlorophyll — Chlorophyll is any, or all, of a group of green pigments that are found in plants and other organisms, which enables them to use the energy from sunlight.

12 letter words containing phyl

  • anaphylactic — exaggerated allergic reaction to a foreign protein resulting from previous exposure to it.
  • cataphyllary — a scale-like, simple form of a leaf, such as those which surround a bud
  • chartophylax — an official who serves chiefly as the chancellor and archivist of a diocese.
  • chlorophylls — Plural form of chlorophyll.
  • dasyphyllous — (of leaves) hairy or woolly

13 letter words containing phyl

  • aminophylline — a derivative of theophylline that relaxes smooth muscle and is used mainly to dilate the airways in the treatment of asthma and emphysema
  • anaphylactoid — Of, pertaining to, or resembling anaphylaxis.
  • anisophyllous — having leaves of different shapes or sizes.
  • anthophyllite — a black or greenish-black mineral from the hornblende group, found in igneous and metamorphic rocks
  • caryophyllene — (organic compound) A sesquiterpene (containing a cyclobutane ring) found in the essential oils of several plants such as clove and pepper.

14 letter words containing phyl

  • chlorophyllase — an enzyme found in plants that decomposes chlorophyll by removing the phytol chain.
  • chlorophyllous — of or containing chlorophyll.
  • heterophyllous — having different kinds of leaves on the same plant.
  • malacophyllous — (of plants living in dry regions) having fleshy leaves in which water is stored
  • megasporophyll — a sporophyll producing megasporangia only.

15 letter words containing phyl

16 letter words containing phyl

  • caryophyllaceous — of, relating to, or belonging to the Caryophyllaceae, a family of flowering plants including the pink, carnation, sweet william, and chickweed
  • chemoprophylaxis — the prevention of disease using chemical drugs
  • hydrophyllaceous — belonging to the Hydrophyllaceae, the waterleaf family of plants.
  • microsporophylls — Plural form of microsporophyll.
  • phylogenetically — the development or evolution of a particular group of organisms.

17 letter words containing phyl

19 letter words containing phyl

  • bacteriochlorophyll — a pale blue-gray form of chlorophyll that is unique to the photosynthetic but anaerobic purple bacteria.

20 letter words containing phyl

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