elastin etymology

English word elastin comes from English flagellar (Of or pertaining to a flagellum.), English elastic

Detailed word origin of elastin

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
flagellar English (eng) Of or pertaining to a flagellum.
elastic English (eng) (countable) An elastic band.. (uncountable) An elastic material used in clothing, particularly in waistbands and cuffs. (economics) Sensitive to changes in price.. Able to return quickly to a former state or condition, after being depressed or overtaxed; having power to recover easily from shocks and trials.. Capable of stretching; particularly, capable of stretching so as to return to an [...]
elastin English (eng) (protein) A protein, similar to collagen, found in connective tissue, that has elastic properties.

Words with the same origin as elastin

Descendants of flagellar
Descendants of elastic
Elastoplast elastomer elastoplasted elastosis