exopolymeric etymology

English word exopolymeric comes from English -ic, English exopolymer

Detailed word origin of exopolymeric

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ic English (eng) (chemistry) Used to denote certain chemical compounds in which a specified chemical element has a higher oxidation number than in the equivalent compound whose name ends in the suffix -ous. For example sulphuric acid (H₂SO₄) has more oxygen atoms per molecule than sulphurous acid (H₂SO₃).. Used to form adjectives from nouns with the meaning “of or pertaining to”.
exopolymer English (eng) (biochemistry) Any biopolymer, created by an organism, that is transferred to its external environment.
exopolymeric English (eng) Relating to an exopolymer.

Words with the same origin as exopolymeric

Descendants of -ic
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