oncometabolite etymology

English word oncometabolite comes from English onco- (Pertaining to tumors.), English metabolite

Detailed word origin of oncometabolite

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
onco- English (eng) Pertaining to tumors.
metabolite English (eng) Any substance produced by, or taking part in, a metabolic reaction.
oncometabolite English (eng) (biochemistry, pathology) Any metabolite that is associated with a cancer.

Words with the same origin as oncometabolite

Descendants of onco-
oncoapoptosis oncocyte oncofertility oncofetal oncogene oncogenesis oncogenic oncogenomic oncogenotype oncograph oncolytic oncometer oncomir oncomouse onconeural onconeuronal oncoplastic oncoprotein oncosis oncostatic oncosuppressor oncotarget oncotype proto-oncogene
Descendants of metabolite