erythrophyll etymology

English word erythrophyll comes from English erythro-, English -phyll (Leaf.)

Detailed word origin of erythrophyll

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
erythro- English (eng) Used to form scientific terms meaning red, or showing a relationship to red blood cells.
-phyll English (eng) Leaf.
erythrophyll English (eng) (biochemistry) The red pigment of leaves, fruits, flowers, etc., in distinction from chlorophyll.

Words with the same origin as erythrophyll

Descendants of erythro-
azaerythromycin erythrapheresis erythrismal erythroagglutinin erythroblast erythroblastopenia erythroblastosis erythrodegenerative erythrofuranose erythrogenic erythrogranulose erythroid erythroid aplasia erythroleukemia erythrolytic erythromycin erythromyeloid erythrophagocytosis erythropheresis erythrophobia erythropsia erythruria oxoerythromycin proerythroblast
Descendants of -phyll
carpophyll hydroxanthic megaphyll megaphyllous mesophyll mesophyllic microphyll xanthic xanthic acid xantho- xanthuria