mesophyll etymology

English word mesophyll comes from English meso-, English -phyll (Leaf.)

Detailed word origin of mesophyll

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
meso- English (eng) (chemistry) Designating an achiral member of a group of diastereoisomers that has at least one chiral member. Intermediate. Middle.
-phyll English (eng) Leaf.
mesophyll English (eng) (botany) The soft internal parenchyma of a leaf.

Words with the same origin as mesophyll

Descendants of meso-
age ageism ageless agelessness agewise mesectoderm mesobuccal mesohabitat mesometeorology mesometritis mesomorphic meson mesopharynx mesopuncture mesosalpinx mesosphere mesostatic muon overage period postage teen teenager underage
Descendants of -phyll
carpophyll erythrophyll hydroxanthic megaphyll megaphyllous mesophyllic microphyll xanthic xanthic acid xantho- xanthuria