holocentric etymology

English word holocentric comes from English -centric, English holo- (Hologram. Whole.)

Detailed word origin of holocentric

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-centric English (eng) Having a specified number of centres. Having a specified object at the centre, or as the focus of attention.
holo- English (eng) Hologram. Whole.
holocentric English (eng) (genetics) (of a chromosome) in which the centromere makes up the entire length (of the chromosome).

Words with the same origin as holocentric

Descendants of -centric
Afrocentrically Americentric Christocentric Danocentric Hibernocentric Scotocentric Swedocentric acrocentric androcentric autocentric ciscentric cybercentric egocentric endocentricity excentric heterocentric idiocentric jovicentric lipocentric matricentric metrocentric nucleocentric omphalocentric somatocentric
Descendants of holo-