fluorothymidine etymology

English word fluorothymidine comes from English fluoro- (Fluorescent. Fluorine.), English thymidine

Detailed word origin of fluorothymidine

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
fluoro- English (eng) Fluorescent. Fluorine.
thymidine English (eng) (biochemistry, genetics) The nucleoside consisting of a combination of deoxyribose and thymine.
fluorothymidine English (eng) (organic compound, medicine) Any of several fluoro derivatives of thymidine that have biological activity.

Words with the same origin as fluorothymidine

Descendants of fluoro-
dichlorofluoromethane difluoromethane fluoric fluorobenzene fluorobenzyl fluorocitrate fluorodesulfurization fluorodifen fluorogenic fluorogram fluoroorotic fluorophore fluorophosphate fluorophotometry fluoroprobe fluoropyrrole fluoroscopically fluorosilicic fluorosphere fluorosulfite fluorotype hydrofluoric pentafluoroethane trichlorofluoromethane