homothallic etymology

English word homothallic comes from English thallic, English homo-

Detailed word origin of homothallic

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
thallic English (eng) (inorganic chemistry) Pertaining to or containing the element thallium, especially with valence 3.. Pertaining to a thallus.
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.
homothallic English (eng) (of some algae and fungi) Producing male and female reproductive structures in the same plant.

Words with the same origin as homothallic

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