boson etymology

English word boson comes from English -on

Detailed word origin of boson

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-on English (eng) (biology, genetics) Forming names of things considered as basic or fundamental units, such as codon or recon.. (chemistry) Forming names of noble gases and certain nonmetal elements (such as boron or silicon).. (physics, maths, and, biology) Forming nouns denoting subatomic particles (proton), quanta (photon), molecular units (codon), or substances (interferon).
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Words with the same origin as boson

Descendants of -on
Bohr magneton antineoplaston baryon baryonless boron caron encephalon energon interferon klepton leptoproduction multiexon neutron neutronic nylon photon photonic pion polaron psychon renormalon tachyon texton trion