phagophore etymology

English word phagophore comes from English -phore (Bearer, carrier or conveyor.), English phago- (Eating; consuming.)

Detailed word origin of phagophore

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-phore English (eng) Bearer, carrier or conveyor.
phago- English (eng) Eating; consuming.
phagophore English (eng) (biology) A double membrane that encloses and isolates the cytoplasmic components during macroautophagy.

Words with the same origin as phagophore

Descendants of -phore
adenophorous androphore carpophore chromophore electrophore gametophore iodophor luminophore mechanophore myophore necrophore nectophore odontophore onomatophore oophore oöphore pharmacophore photophore pogonophore polyphore rhinophoral semantophore siderophore zygophore
Descendants of phago-
autophagosome mitophagosome phagokinetic phagological phagology phagolysosome phagomania phagophobia phagosensor phagosomal phagosome phagostimulant phagostimulation phagostimulatory phagotype phagotyping