Z

Technology / Home Audio / Z: The designation of impedance, as High Z, - 47,000 ohms, or low Z, - 4 ohms

Sporozoite

Health / Disease / Sporozoite: A stage in the life cycle of the Plasmodium parasite, causative agent of malaria. Found in the salivary glands of mosquitoes sporozoites are transmitted to humans where they travel in the blood strea MORE

Freezing Rain

Science / Weather / Freezing Rain: Rain that falls as liquid and freezes upon impact to form a coating of glaze on the colder ground or other exposed surfaces. It is reported as 'FZRA' in an observation and on the METAR. MORE

Merozoite

Health / Disease / Merozoite: A stage in the life cycle of the Plasmodium parasite, causative agent of malaria. Initially produced from the liver merozoites infect and are replicated in, red blood cells. MORE

Mountain Breeze

Science / Weather / Mountain Breeze: A katabatic wind, it is formed at night by the radiational cooling along mountainsides. As the slopes become colder than the surrounding atmosphere, the lower levels of air cool and drain to the lowes MORE

Freezing Drizzle

Science / Weather / Freezing Drizzle: Drizzle, falling as a liquid, but freezing on impact with the colder ground or other exposed surfaces. It is reported as 'FZDZ' in an observation and on the METAR. MORE

Sea Breeze Front

Science / Weather / Sea Breeze Front: A coastal phenomena, it is restricted to large bodies of water and their immediate coast lines. This is usually the landward extent of the sea breeze. Due to the imbalance of heating between land and MORE

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