concatemer etymology

English word concatemer comes from English concatenate, English -mer

Detailed word origin of concatemer

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
concatenate English (eng) Computer instruction to join two strings together.. To join or link together, as though in a chain.
-mer English (eng) (chemistry) Used to form words relating to chemical structure, denoting parts of a molecule, for example, monomer (one part), dimer (two parts), polymer (many parts).
concatemer English (eng) (biochemistry) A segment of DNA composed of multiple repeated sequences linked end-to-end.

Words with the same origin as concatemer

Descendants of concatenate
concatenative
Descendants of -mer
anomeric atropisomerism decameric elastomer enantiomeric epimer hexameric homomer ionomeric isomer isomerase isomerize isomeromorphism kmer metamer octamer octameric oligopolymer peplomer polymer structural isomer tautomerism tetramer tetrameric