homodromous etymology

English word homodromous comes from English homo-, English -dromous (Running or moving in a specified manner.)

Detailed word origin of homodromous

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.
-dromous English (eng) Running or moving in a specified manner.
homodromous English (eng) (botany) Running in the same direction; said of stems twining round a support, or of the spiral succession of leaves on stems and their branches.. (engineering) Moving in the same direction; said of a lever or pulley in which the resistance and the actuating force are both on the same side of the fulcrum or axis.

Words with the same origin as homodromous

Descendants of homo-
homoarginine homocarnosine homocentrism homodifunctionalized homodisubstituted homoerotic homomania homomer homonym homopaternal homophase homophobe homophobia homopurine homorhythm homosex homosphere homostructure homosubstituted homotaxis homothermal homovanillic homovanillic acid homovitexin
Descendants of -dromous
amphidromous antidromous diadromous heterodromous heterodromy