carpophore etymology

English word carpophore comes from English -phore (Bearer, carrier or conveyor.), English carpo- (Fruit. (chiefly, _, medicine) carpus (wrist) or hand.)

Detailed word origin of carpophore

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-phore English (eng) Bearer, carrier or conveyor.
carpo- English (eng) Fruit. (chiefly, _, medicine) carpus (wrist) or hand.
carpophore English (eng) (botany) A thin stalk that raises the pistil above the stamens in some plants.. (mycology) The stem of the fruiting body in higher fungi.

Words with the same origin as carpophore

Descendants of -phore
adenophorous androphore chromophore electrophore gametophore iodophor luminophore mechanophore myophore necrophore nectophore odontophore onomatophore oophore oöphore phagophore pharmacophore photophore pogonophore polyphore rhinophoral semantophore siderophore zygophore
Descendants of carpo-
carpogenic carpological carpologist carpology carpopedal carpophyll carpophyte carpospore carpotarsal