capnophile etymology

English word capnophile comes from English -phile, English capno- ((medicine, biology) carbon dioxide. Smoke.)

Detailed word origin of capnophile

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-phile English (eng) Forming nouns and adjectives meaning "loving", "friendly", or "friend".
capno- English (eng) (medicine, biology) carbon dioxide. Smoke.
capnophile English (eng) (ecology) A microorganism that requires or grows best in presence of high concentrations of carbon dioxide.

Words with the same origin as capnophile

Descendants of -phile
Hungarophile Indophile Londonphile Turcophile Xenaphile amphiphile coprophile entomophile gerontophile infracaninophile mesophile necrophile oenophile parthenophile pedophile pianophile pronucleophile psammophile redophile scopophile siderophile spankophile tobaccophile toxophile
Descendants of capno-
capnogram capnometer capnometry capnotic