oligopotent etymology

English word oligopotent comes from English potent, English oligo- (Few.)

Detailed word origin of oligopotent

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
potent English (eng) (obsolete) A prince; a potentate.. (obsolete) A staff or crutch.. (tincture) A heraldic fur formed by a regular tessellation of blue and white T shapes. (of a male) Able to procreate.. Being effective, causing body effects.. Having a sharp or offensive taste.. Possessing strength.. Very powerful or effective.
oligo- English (eng) Few.
oligopotent English (eng) (biology) Describing a stem cell that is able to form two or more mature cell types within a tissue.

Words with the same origin as oligopotent

Descendants of potent
Descendants of oligo-
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