clinostat etymology

English word clinostat comes from English clino- (Bed; reclining. Slope or angle.), English -stat

Detailed word origin of clinostat

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
clino- English (eng) Bed; reclining. Slope or angle.
-stat English (eng) Forming nouns naming scientific instruments that act to render the prefixed element stationary or static in some respect.
clinostat English (eng) A rotating device that is used to investigate gravitropism in plants.

Words with the same origin as clinostat

Descendants of clino-
clinodactyly clinodiagonal clinodome clinoferrosilite clinographic clinomania clinometer clinophilia clinophobia clinopinacoid clinoptilolite clinopyroxene clinorhombic clinorotation clinoscopic clinoungemachite clinozoisite
Descendants of -stat
aquastat aquastatic bacteriostat barostat biostat chemostat cryostat gyrostat haemostasis haemostat haemostatic hemostat hygrostat ophthalmostat pyrostat regulo rheostat siderostat thermostat thermostatic thermostatically