exocarp etymology

English word exocarp comes from English exo- (Outside, external.), Ancient Greek καρπός

Detailed word origin of exocarp

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
exo- English (eng) Outside, external.
καρπός Ancient Greek (grc)
exocarp English (eng) (biology) The outermost layer of the pericarp of fruits; the skin or epicarp.

Words with the same origin as exocarp

Descendants of exo-
exoatmosphere exoatmospheric exoconsciousness exocortex exocranial exocytotoxic exoderm exoenthalpic exoface exogalactic exogen exoglucanase exopassive exopolymeric exoproduct exoproteolytic exoribonuclease exoskeleton exospore exothecal exothermic exotransferase exotrojan exotrophic
Descendants of καρπός
-carpic achaenocarp amphicarpic angiocarpian carpal carpo- carpus cystocarp epicarp monocarpic pericarp