adrenolytic etymology

English word adrenolytic comes from English -lytic, English adreno- (Relating to the adrenal gland.)

Detailed word origin of adrenolytic

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-lytic English (eng) Used in adjectives relating to nouns with the suffix -lysis.
adreno- English (eng) Relating to the adrenal gland.
adrenolytic English (eng) That inhibits the production or function of adrenaline.

Words with the same origin as adrenolytic

Descendants of -lytic
adipolytic amidolytic biolytic cerumenolytic erythrolytic exolytic gelatinolytic glycogenolytic glycogenolytically glycolytic haemolytic homolytic karyolytic keratinolytic ligninolytic oncolytic photolytic photolytically psycholytic saccharolytic thiolytic thrombolytic urealytic zymolytic
Descendants of adreno-
adrenocholinergic adrenocortical adrenocorticotropic adrenogenital adrenomedullary adrenomegaly adrenomimetic adrenopathy adrenoreactive adrenoreceptor adrenotrophic adrenotropic