1. obiter dictum an opinion voiced by a judge on a point of law not directly bearing on the case in question and therefore not binding
  2. interdict command against
  3. pterodactyl extinct flying reptile
  4. iridectomy an eye operation that treats closed-angle glaucoma by surgical removal of part of the iris of the eye
  5. Pteridium a genus of ferns belonging to the family Dennstaedtiaceae
  6. oxidoreductase an enzyme that catalyzes oxidation-reduction
  7. undereducated poorly or insufficiently educated
  8. appendectomy surgical removal of the vermiform appendix
  9. ectrodactyly congenital abnormality involving the absence of some fingers or toes
  10. introductory serving to open or begin
  11. Apterygidae coextensive with the order Apterygiformes
  12. heterodactyl (of bird feet) having the first and second toes directed backward the third and fourth forward
  13. interdiction authoritative prohibition
  14. bitter dock European dock with broad obtuse leaves and bitter rootstock common as a weed in North America
  15. Latrodectus venomous spiders
  16. obliterated reduced to nothingness
  17. Eleutherodactylus completely terrestrial robber frogs
  18. contradict prove negative; show to be false
  19. Jupiter Fidius an epithet for Jupiter
  20. adenoidectomy surgical removal of the adenoids

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