filamin etymology

English word filamin comes from English filament, English flagellar (Of or pertaining to a flagellum.)

Detailed word origin of filamin

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
filament English (eng) (botany) The stalk of a flower stamen, supporting the anther.. (physics, astronomy) A massive, thread-like structure, such as those gaseous ones which extend outward from the surface of the sun, or such as those (much larger) ones which form the boundaries between large voids in the universe.. (textiles) A continuous object, limited in length only by its spool, and not cut to length.. A fine [...]
flagellar English (eng) Of or pertaining to a flagellum.
filamin English (eng) (protein) Any of a class of proteins that bind actin filaments and anchor membrane proteins.

Words with the same origin as filamin

Descendants of flagellar