chromosomic etymology

English word chromosomic comes from English -ic, English mitome ((biology) The denser part of the protoplasm of a cell.)

Detailed word origin of chromosomic

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ic English (eng) (chemistry) Used to denote certain chemical compounds in which a specified chemical element has a higher oxidation number than in the equivalent compound whose name ends in the suffix -ous. For example sulphuric acid (H₂SO₄) has more oxygen atoms per molecule than sulphurous acid (H₂SO₃).. Used to form adjectives from nouns with the meaning “of or pertaining to”.
mitome English (eng) (biology) The denser part of the protoplasm of a cell.
chromosomic English (eng) (genetics, especially in combination) Having a specified type or number of chromosomes.

Words with the same origin as chromosomic

Descendants of -ic
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Descendants of mitome
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