oligodynamic etymology

English word oligodynamic comes from English oligo- (Few.), English dynamic

Detailed word origin of oligodynamic

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
oligo- English (eng) Few.
dynamic English (eng) (grammar) A verb that indicates continued or progressive action on the part of the subject.. (music) A symbol in a musical score that indicates the desired level of volume.. (music) The varying loudness or volume of a song or the markings that indicate the loudness.. (physics) A moving force.. A characteristic or manner of an interaction; a behavior. (computing) Happening at runtime instead [...]
oligodynamic English (eng) That is active in small quantities; used especially to describe the sterilizing effect of some heavy metals against bacteria.

Words with the same origin as oligodynamic

Descendants of oligo-
diphosphooligosaccharide fructooligosaccharide oligoarginine oligochitosan oligochrome oligoclase oligoclonal oligocone oligocrystalline oligolecithal oligomania oligopeptidase oligopeptide oligopetalous oligopotency oligopotent oligopsony oligopyrimidine oligosemy oligosialic oligosilane oligosome oligosymptomatic oligotrophic