ligninolytic etymology

English word ligninolytic comes from English lignin, English -lytic

Detailed word origin of ligninolytic

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
lignin English (eng) (organic compound) A complex non-carbohydrate aromatic polymer present in all wood.
-lytic English (eng) Used in adjectives relating to nouns with the suffix -lysis.
ligninolytic English (eng) That decomposes lignin.

Words with the same origin as ligninolytic

Descendants of lignin
Descendants of -lytic
adipolytic adrenolytic amidolytic biolytic cerumenolytic erythrolytic exolytic gelatinolytic glycogenolytic glycogenolytically glycolytic haemolytic homolytic karyolytic keratinolytic oncolytic photolytic photolytically psycholytic saccharolytic thiolytic thrombolytic urealytic zymolytic