odontophore etymology

English word odontophore comes from English -phore (Bearer, carrier or conveyor.), English odonto- (Tooth.)

Detailed word origin of odontophore

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-phore English (eng) Bearer, carrier or conveyor.
odonto- English (eng) Tooth.
odontophore English (eng) A projection in the mouths of most molluscs, used with the radula to break up food.

Words with the same origin as odontophore

Descendants of -phore
adenophorous androphore carpophore chromophore electrophore gametophore iodophor luminophore mechanophore myophore necrophore nectophore onomatophore oophore oöphore phagophore pharmacophore photophore pogonophore polyphore rhinophoral semantophore siderophore zygophore
Descendants of odonto-
odontic odontoblast odontoclast odontogenesis odontogenetic odontogenic odontognathous odontograph odontolith odontology odontoma odontopathy odontophobia odontosection odontotheca