homovanillic etymology

English word homovanillic comes from English homo-, English vanillic

Detailed word origin of homovanillic

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.
vanillic English (eng) (organic chemistry) Of or pertaining to vanillin or vanillic acid.
homovanillic English (eng) Relating to homovanillic acid or its derivatives.

Words with the same origin as homovanillic

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 acid homovitexin
Descendants of vanillic