karyotypic etymology

English word karyotypic comes from English -ic, English karyotype

Detailed word origin of karyotypic

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ic English (eng) (chemistry) Used to denote certain chemical compounds in which a specified chemical element has a higher oxidation number than in the equivalent compound whose name ends in the suffix -ous. For example sulphuric acid (H₂SO₄) has more oxygen atoms per molecule than sulphurous acid (H₂SO₃).. Used to form adjectives from nouns with the meaning “of or pertaining to”.
karyotype English (eng) (genetics) A record of such characteristics, usually photographic.. (genetics) The observed characteristics (number, type, shape, etc) of the chromosomes of an individual or species.. (obsolete, genetics) A group of individuals or species that have the same chromosomal characteristics. To investigate or record such characteristics.
karyotypic English (eng) (genetics) Of or pertaining to karyotypes.

Words with the same origin as karyotypic

Descendants of -ic
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