chloroperoxidase etymology

English word chloroperoxidase comes from English peroxidase, English chloro- ((chemistry) Containing chlorine.. Green in color.)

Detailed word origin of chloroperoxidase

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
peroxidase English (eng) (enzyme) Any of a class of enzymes that act on substrates such as hydrogen peroxide and organic hydroperoxides such as lipid peroxides.
chloro- English (eng) (chemistry) Containing chlorine.. Green in color.
chloroperoxidase English (eng)

Words with the same origin as chloroperoxidase

Descendants of chloro-
chloroacetic chloroadamantane chloroauric chlorobenzene chlorobiphenyl chlorocarbon chloroethylene chloroguanide chloromethylphenylsilane chloroplast chloroprocaine chloropyridine chlororuthenate chlorosilyl chlorosulfite chlorosulfuric acid chlorotoluene chlorotoxin chlorotriazine chloroxylenol dichlorocarbene dimethylchlorosilane tetrachloromethane trichloroethane trichlorofluoromethane