mucopeptide etymology

English word mucopeptide comes from English peptide, English muco- (Mucus.)

Detailed word origin of mucopeptide

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
peptide English (eng) (chemistry) The peptide bond itself.. (organic compound) A class of organic compounds consisting of various numbers of amino acids in which the amine of one is reacted with the carboxylic acid of the next to form an amide bond.
muco- English (eng) Mucus.
mucopeptide English (eng) Peptidoglycan.

Words with the same origin as mucopeptide

Descendants of peptide
ectopeptidase exopeptidase metalloendopeptidase oligopeptidase peptibody peptidase peptidic peptidome peptoid transpeptidation
Descendants of muco-
mucoactive mucoadhesion mucoadhesive mucocele mucociliary mucocutaneous mucofibrous mucogenesis mucogenic mucogingival mucoid mucolipidosis mucolytic muconodular mucoperiosteum mucopolysaccharide mucoprotein mucopurulent mucopus mucoregulator mucosanguineous mucosubstance mucotomy