deoxy- etymology

English word deoxy- comes from English oxy- (Sharp, keen, acute, pungent, acid Concerning oxygen.), English accumulate

Detailed word origin of deoxy-

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
oxy- English (eng) Sharp, keen, acute, pungent, acid Concerning oxygen.
accumulate English (eng) (intransitive) To grow or increase in quantity or number; to increase greatly.. (transitive) To heap up in a mass; to pile up; to collect or bring together (either literal or figurative) (poetic, rare) Collected; accumulated.
deoxy- English (eng) (chemistry) Forming the names of compounds that are formally derived from others by the replacement of a hydroxy group by a hydrogen atom.

Words with the same origin as deoxy-

Descendants of oxy-
californium oxychloride deoxycholate deoxyribonucleic deoxyribose deoxyuridine omeprazole oxyacetic oxyacetylene oxyamphetamine oxyarc oxybromination oxybutyric oxycalcium oxycephaly oxychalcogenide oxyconformity oxyferryl oxyfunctionalization oxygraph oxyhalide oxyhydroxide oxynitride oxyphilic oxyresveratrol oxytelluride
Descendants of accumulate
accumulable accumulation accumulative accumulativeness accumulator bioaccumulation bioaccumulative decumulate