dermophyte etymology

English word dermophyte comes from English -phyte, English dermo- (Skin; epidermis.)

Detailed word origin of dermophyte

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-phyte English (eng) A pathological growth, e.g. osteophyte.. A plant that grows in a specified form or habit, e.g. anthophyte, macrophyte.. A plant that grows in a specified habitat, e.g. acrophyte.. A taxonomic group of plants or algae, e.g. arthrophyte, cyanophyte.
dermo- English (eng) Skin; epidermis.
dermophyte English (eng) Dermatophyte.

Words with the same origin as dermophyte

Descendants of -phyte
bacillariophyte chamerophyte charophyte cormophytic dermatophytic endophyte entomophyte euglenophyte holosaprophyte hydrophyte limnodophyte megaphyte nanophanerophyte oceanophyte ombrophyte oophyte oöphyte schizophyte spermaphyte xenophyte xerophytic zoophytic zosterophyllophyte zygophyte
Descendants of dermo-
dermogastric dermoglandular dermohaemal dermolipectomy dermoneural dermopalatine dermopathic dermopathy dermoplasty dermoscopy dermoskeletal dermoskeleton