microphage etymology

English word microphage comes from English micro- ((metric units) One millionth.. Very small.), English phage

Detailed word origin of microphage

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
micro- English (eng) (metric units) One millionth.. Very small.
phage English (eng) (microbiology, virology) A virus that is parasitic on bacteria.
microphage English (eng) (biology) A small phagocyte, especially a polymorphonuclear leucocyte.

Words with the same origin as microphage

Descendants of micro-
microbiology microbrew microbrowser microcellular microchip microcrystal microdot microlesioned microlight micromarketing micromercurialism micromesh micromirror micropaleontologic microphone microprocessor microprotrusion microscopy microsculptured microsecond microspotter microsurge microsurgery microwave
Descendants of phage
monophagous phagic