apomeiosis etymology

English word apomeiosis comes from English apo-, English meiosis

Detailed word origin of apomeiosis

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.
meiosis English (eng) (countable, rhetoric) A figure of speech whereby something is made to seem smaller or less important than it actually is; understatement.. (uncountable, cytology) Cell division of a diploid cell into four haploid cells, which develop to produce gametes.
apomeiosis English (eng) (cytology) A suppressed, or imperfect meiosis.

Words with the same origin as apomeiosis

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