leptogluon etymology

English word leptogluon comes from English gluon, English lepto- ((physics) lepton. Thin, fine, slender.)

Detailed word origin of leptogluon

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
gluon English (eng) (particle) A massless gauge boson that binds quarks together to form baryons, mesons and other hadrons and is associated with the strong nuclear force.
lepto- English (eng) (physics) lepton. Thin, fine, slender.
leptogluon English (eng) (physics) Any of a class of proposed particles formed from a lepton and one or more gluons.

Words with the same origin as leptogluon

Descendants of lepto-
leptocephalic leptochlorite leptocurare leptocystidium leptocyte leptogenesis leptogenic leptokurtic leptokurtosis leptokurtotic leptomorphic leptophilic leptophobic leptoproduction leptoquark leptosome leptosporangium