functome etymology

English word functome comes from English function, English -ome

Detailed word origin of functome

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.. [...]
-ome English (eng) (biology) The complete whole of a class of substances for a species or an individual. A mass of something.
functome English (eng) (biochemistry, genetics) The complete set of functional molecular units in biological cells.

Words with the same origin as functome

Descendants of function
digraphon functoid graphon
Descendants of -ome
adiposome allergome bibliome chaetome exposeome exposome foldome fusome immunopeptidome interactome ionome kinome metallome methylome monome morphome omic paleome phospholipidomics plastidome plexinome processome pseudome succinylome textome