deoxymyoglobin etymology

English word deoxymyoglobin comes from English myoglobin, English deoxy-

Detailed word origin of deoxymyoglobin

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
myoglobin English (eng) (protein) A small globular protein, containing a heme group, that carries oxygen to muscles.
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.
deoxymyoglobin English (eng) (biochemistry) The form of myoglobin that is not complexed with an oxygen molecule.

Words with the same origin as deoxymyoglobin

Descendants of deoxy-
ddNTP deoxyanthocyanin deoxybouvardin deoxycholic deoxycortisol deoxyelephantopin deoxyglucose deoxyguanine deoxyguanosine deoxyhypusine deoxyhypusine monooxygenase deoxynucleoside deoxynucleotide deoxyribofuranose deoxyspergualin deoxystreptamine deoxythymidine deoxyuridine dideoxy dideoxycytidine dideoxynucleotide dideoxysugar doxorubicin hexadeoxynucleotide