plasmon etymology

English word plasmon comes from English -on, English plasma

Detailed word origin of plasmon

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-on English (eng) (biology, genetics) Forming names of things considered as basic or fundamental units, such as codon or recon.. (chemistry) Forming names of noble gases and certain nonmetal elements (such as boron or silicon).. (physics, maths, and, biology) Forming nouns denoting subatomic particles (proton), quanta (photon), molecular units (codon), or substances (interferon).
plasma English (eng) (computer graphics, demoscene) A visual effect in which cycles of changing colours are warped in various ways to give the illusion of liquid organic movement.. (hematology) A clear component of blood or lymph containing fibrin. (hematology) Blood plasma, free of suspended cells, used in transfusions. (medicine, dated) A mixture of starch and glycerin, used as a substitute for ointments.. [...]
plasmon English (eng) (genetics) All the genetic material in an organism.. (physics, astronomy) The quantum of waves produced by the collective effects of large numbers of electrons when disturbed from equilibrium.

Words with the same origin as plasmon

Descendants of -on
Bohr magneton antineoplaston baryon baryonless boron boson caron encephalon energon interferon klepton leptoproduction multiexon neutron neutronic nylon photon photonic pion polaron psychon renormalon tachyon texton trion
Descendants of plasma
MPD MPDD MPDE MPDP MPDT glasma plasmic plasmogamic plasmogen plasmonic