haloalkaliphile etymology

English word haloalkaliphile comes from English -phile, English alkali, English halo-

Detailed word origin of haloalkaliphile

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-phile English (eng) Forming nouns and adjectives meaning "loving", "friendly", or "friend".
alkali English (eng) (Western United States) Soluble mineral matter, other than common salt, contained in soils of natural waters.. (chemistry) One of a class of caustic bases, such as soda, soda ash, caustic soda, potash, ammonia, and lithia, whose distinguishing peculiarities are solubility in alcohol and water, uniting with oils and fats to form soap, neutralizing and forming salts with acids, turning to [...]
halo- English (eng) (chemistry) Forming names of chemical compounds which contain one or more halogen atoms. Sea, salt, salt water.
haloalkaliphile English (eng) Any haloalkaliphilic organism.

Words with the same origin as haloalkaliphile

Descendants of -phile
Hungarophile Indophile Londonphile Turcophile Xenaphile amphiphile capnophile coprophile entomophile gerontophile infracaninophile mesophile necrophile oenophile parthenophile pedophile pianophile pronucleophile psammophile redophile scopophile siderophile spankophile tobaccophile toxophile
Descendants of alkali
alkalamide alkalescent alkaloid
Descendants of halo-
haloacetic acid haloalcohol haloalkanoic haloalkene haloarene haloaryl haloboronic haloboronic acid haloenolate haloethylene halofuran halohydroxylation halomethane halomethyl haloperoxidase halophily halophosphate halophosphine haloquinoline halorhodopsin halosilane halosulfite halotolerance hyperhalophile