oncotype etymology

English word oncotype comes from English onco- (Pertaining to tumors.), English type

Detailed word origin of oncotype

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
onco- English (eng) Pertaining to tumors.
type English (eng) To determine the blood type of.. To enter text or commands into a computer using a keyboard.. To furnish an expression or copy of; to represent; to typify.. To put text on paper using a typewriter.. To represent by a type, model, or symbol beforehand; to prefigure. (chemistry) A simple compound, used as a mode or pattern to which other compounds are conveniently regarded as being related, [...]
oncotype English (eng) Any specific type of cancer, characterised by a specific test.

Words with the same origin as oncotype

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