porin etymology

English word porin comes from English flagellar (Of or pertaining to a flagellum.), English pore

Detailed word origin of porin

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
flagellar English (eng) Of or pertaining to a flagellum.
pore English (eng) To meditate or reflect in a steady way.. To study meticulously; to go over again and again. A tiny opening in the skin.. By extension any small opening or interstice, especially one of many, or one allowing the passage of a fluid.
porin English (eng) (protein) Any of a class of proteins that cross cellular membranes and act as pores through which small molecules can diffuse.

Words with the same origin as porin

Descendants of flagellar
Descendants of pore
blastoporal blastoporic nucleoporin poration poriferous poroid porotype pory