aposematic etymology

English word aposematic comes from English apo-, English sematic

Detailed word origin of aposematic

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.
sematic English (eng) (biology, of the colouring of some insects etc) Acting as a sign of danger.
aposematic English (eng) (zoology, of a coloration or marking) That serves as a warning to predators, as of toxicity, especially falsely.

Words with the same origin as aposematic

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