paucispiral etymology

English word paucispiral comes from English pauci- ((chiefly, biology) Having or involving few.), English spiral

Detailed word origin of paucispiral

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
pauci- English (eng) (chiefly, biology) Having or involving few.
spiral English (eng) (geometry) A curve that is the locus of a point that rotates about a fixed point while continuously increasing its distance from that point.. (informal) A helix.. A self-sustaining process with a lot of momentum involved, so it is difficult to accelerate or stop it at once. Helical, like a spiral (figuratively, intransitive) To increase continually.. (intransitive) To move along the path of [...]
paucispiral English (eng) (biology, conchology) Having few spirals or whorls.

Words with the same origin as paucispiral

Descendants of pauci-
pauciarticular paucibacillary paucicellular paucidisperse paucimannose paucimannosidic pauciparous pauciserial paucispecific paucisymptomatic paucivalent