homocarnosine etymology

English word homocarnosine comes from English homo-, English carnosine

Detailed word origin of homocarnosine

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
homo- English (eng) (organic chemistry) Used to form the names of compounds derived from simpler ones by addition of a methylene group. Of or pertaining to homosexuals or homosexuality. Same.
carnosine English (eng) (biochemistry) A dipeptide of the amino acids beta-alanine and histidine, highly concentrated in muscle and brain tissues.
homocarnosine English (eng) The amino acid (E)-N-(4-amino-1-hydroxybutylidene)-L-histidine.

Words with the same origin as homocarnosine

Descendants of homo-
homoarginine homocentrism homodifunctionalized homodisubstituted homodromous homoerotic homomania homomer homonym homopaternal homophase homophobe homophobia homopurine homorhythm homosex homosphere homostructure homosubstituted homotaxis homothermal homovanillic homovanillic acid homovitexin
Descendants of carnosine
carnosinase homocarnosinosis