glycomolecule etymology

English word glycomolecule comes from English molecule, English glyco- (Glycogen. Sugars.)

Detailed word origin of glycomolecule

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
molecule English (eng) (chemistry) The smallest particle of a specific element or compound that retains the chemical properties of that element or compound; two or more atoms held together by chemical bonds.. A tiny amount.
glyco- English (eng) Glycogen. Sugars.
glycomolecule English (eng) (carbohydrate) Any substance related to simple carbohydrates, but especially such a compound present in a biological macromolecule.

Words with the same origin as glycomolecule

Descendants of molecule
bimolecular gram-molecular weight intermolecular intramolecular molecular biology molecular formula molecular genetics molecular knife molecular medicine molecular modeling molecular orbital molecular sieve molecular weight monomolecular orthomolecular supramolecular trimolecular
Descendants of glyco-
acanthaglycoside glyceroglycolipid glycoanalyst glycochemistry glycochenodeoxycholic acid glycocholate glycodendrimer glycoengineered glycoepitope glycohydrolase glycolipid glycolipidosis glycome glycometabolism glycopeptide glycophyte glycoprofile glycoproteomics glycoregulatory glycosynapse glycovanillin glycoxidation sulfoglycolipid thioglycoside