nesprin etymology

English word nesprin comes from English nuclear, English repeat, English envelope, English spectrin

Detailed word origin of nesprin

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
nuclear English (eng) (biology) Pertaining to the nucleus of a cell. [from 19th c.]. (by extension, metaphoric, of a solution or response) Involving the destruction of something.. Involving energy released by nuclear reactions (fission, fusion, radioactive decay). [from 20th c.]. Of a weapon: deriving its force from rapid release of energy through nuclear reactions. [from 20th c.]. Pertaining to a centre around [...]
repeat English (eng) (legal, Scotland) To repay or refund (an excess received).. (obsolete) To make trial of again; to undergo or encounter again.. (procedure word, military) To call in a previous artillery fire mission with the same ammunition and method either on the coordinates or adjusted either because destruction of the target was insufficient or missed.. (transitive) To echo the words of (a person).. [...]
envelope English (eng) (astronomy) The nebulous covering of the head or nucleus of a comet; a coma.. (biology) An enclosing structure or cover, such as a membrane.. (computing) The information used for routing a message that is transmitted with the message but not part of its contents.. (electronics) A curve that bounds another curve or set of curves, as the modulation envelope of an amplitude-modulated carrier [...]
spectrin English (eng) (protein) A contractile protein found on the surface of the membranes of blood cells.
nesprin English (eng) (protein) Any of a family of proteins, found in the outer membrane of cell nuclei, that bind to actin or plectin filaments.

Words with the same origin as nesprin

Descendants of nuclear
nuplex
Descendants of repeat
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