amino- etymology

English word amino- comes from English ammonia, English phyllo- (Leaf, leaves.)

Detailed word origin of amino-

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
ammonia English (eng) (inorganic compound) A gaseous compound of hydrogen and nitrogen, NH3, with a pungent smell and taste.
phyllo- English (eng) Leaf, leaves.
amine English (eng) (inorganic chemistry) A functional group formally derived from ammonia by replacing one, two or three hydrogen atoms with hydrocarbon or other radicals.. (organic chemistry) Any organic compound containing an amine functional group.
amino- English (eng) (chemistry) Of amines and of the amino functional group.
amino English (eng) (chemistry) The amine functional group. (chemistry) Relating to an amine.

Words with the same origin as amino-

Descendants of ammonia
K-hole amide aminase amination amine aminic aminimide aminoalkynylation aminoanthraquinone aminocandin aminolevulinic aminopyridine aminotetralin aminyl amitriptyline ammonemia ammonic ammonify ammonuria ammoxidation hyperaminoacidemia monomethylamine vitamin vitaminic vitaminize