chemostat etymology

English word chemostat comes from English chemo- (Relating to or using chemicals or chemistry.), English -stat

Detailed word origin of chemostat

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
chemo- English (eng) Relating to or using chemicals or chemistry.
-stat English (eng) Forming nouns naming scientific instruments that act to render the prefixed element stationary or static in some respect.
chemostat English (eng) (chemistry) To keep the concentration of a chemical constant (biochemistry) An apparatus for the continuous culture of microorganisms in a steady state.

Words with the same origin as chemostat

Descendants of chemo-
chemexfoliation chemoarchitectural chemoattractive chemocyanin chemofossil chemohormonal chemoinvasion chemometric chemometrician chemoprophylaxis chemopsychiatric chemoreception chemoreflex chemorepulsion chemoresistant chemoselection chemosensitizer chemospecificity chemosurgical chemosynthetic chemotactic chemotaxis chemothalamectomy chemotherapy chemotrophy
Descendants of -stat
aquastat aquastatic bacteriostat barostat biostat clinostat cryostat gyrostat haemostasis haemostat haemostatic hemostat hygrostat ophthalmostat pyrostat regulo rheostat siderostat thermostat thermostatic thermostatically