apoferment etymology

English word apoferment comes from English apo-, English ferment

Detailed word origin of apoferment

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
apo- English (eng) (chemistry) derived from, or related to. (proteins) the apoprotein form of the protein. Away from, or separate. Without, or lacking.
ferment English (eng) A catalyst.. A gentle internal motion of the constituent parts of a fluid; fermentation.. A state of agitation or of turbulent change.. Something, such as a yeast or barm, that causes fermentation. To react, using fermentation; especially to produce alcohol by aging or by allowing yeast to act on sugars; to brew.. To stir up, agitate, cause unrest or excitement in.
apoferment English (eng) (enzyme) apoenzyme.

Words with the same origin as apoferment

Descendants of apo-
apheliotropic apoaequorin apoapsides apoapsis apobaramin apobaraminic apocarotenoid apocarpous apocenter apocentric apoferritin apogalactic apogamic apogeotropic apolipoprotein apolune apomeiosis apomyoglobin apophallation apophlegmatic aporepressor aposematic aposyndetic subapocarpous