apophallation etymology

English word apophallation comes from English apo-, English phallation ((biology, rare) Sexual intercourse by means of a penis.)

Detailed word origin of apophallation

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.
phallation English (eng) (biology, rare) Sexual intercourse by means of a penis.
apophallation English (eng) (biology) The biting off of the penis that occurs in some animals and molluscs during or after mating.

Words with the same origin as apophallation

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