functoid etymology

English word functoid comes from English function, English -oid

Detailed word origin of functoid

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
function English (eng) (intransitive) to carry on a function; to be in action. (intransitive) to have a function (anthropology) The role of a social practice in the continued existence of the group.. (biology) The physiological activity of an organ or body part.. (chemistry) The characteristic behavior of a chemical compound.. (computing) A routine that receives zero or more arguments and may return a result.. [...]
-oid English (eng) Of similar form to, but not the same as. Having the likeness of. Forms adjectives and nouns.
functoid English (eng) (computing, Microsoft BizTalk Server) A tool that transforms data from one form to another as it is routed from a source to a destination.

Words with the same origin as functoid

Descendants of function
digraphon functome graphon
Descendants of -oid
alkaloid asteroid cannabinoid colloidal cycloid designoid factoid fibroid humanoid insectoid keloid mechanoid mong mongoloid monoid negro opioid paranoid planetoid roid schizoid solenoid sphenoid steroid trapezoid