1. ad valorem tax a tax levied on the difference between a commodity's price before taxes and its cost of production
  2. ad valorem in proportion to the estimated value of the goods taxed
  3. Athrotaxis a genus of gymnosperm
  4. informatics the sciences concerned with gathering, manipulating, storing, retrieving, and classifying recorded information
  5. advantageous giving a benefit
  6. Cephalotaxus the genus of Cephalotaxus (see plum-yews)
  7. negative chemotaxis movement away from a chemical stimulus
  8. Diplotaxis wall rocket
  9. positive chemotaxis movement toward a chemical stimulus
  10. Austrotaxus a gymnosperm genus having one species: New Caledonian yew
  11. autofluorescence self-induced fluorescence
  12. dichloromethane a nonflammable liquid used as a solvent and paint remover and refrigerant
  13. Falcatifolium taxoides a rain forest tree or shrub of New Caledonia having a conic crown and pale green sickle-shaped leaves; host species for the rare parasite yew
  14. dramatics the art of writing and producing plays
  15. stylostixis treatment of pain or disease by inserting the tips of needles at specific points on the skin
  16. botulinum toxin any of several neurotoxins that are produced by the anaerobic bacterium Clostridium botulinum; causes muscle paralysis
  17. dermatomycosis fungal infection of the skin
  18. pullorum disease a serious bacterial disease of young chickens
  19. accelerometer an instrument for measuring the acceleration of aircraft or rockets
  20. Cephalotaxaceae a family of Cephalotaxaceae