protomorph etymology

English word protomorph comes from English proto-, English -morph (Morpheme. Shape, form, structure.)

Detailed word origin of protomorph

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
proto- English (eng) (chemistry) Relating to protons and/or positive charge.. (linguistics, genetics) most recent common ancestor (often hypothetical) of. First.
-morph English (eng) Morpheme. Shape, form, structure.
protomorph English (eng) (genetics) Something that has the most primitive character; that which is in the earliest form.

Words with the same origin as protomorph

Descendants of proto-
Proto-Albanian Proto-Austric Proto-Semitic protagon proto protoaspidistrin protobulge protocanonical protocerebral protochlorophyllide protocorm protoculture protodeacon protofeminist protoflexus protogalaxy protogenic protometal protomodernism protooncogenic protoscience protosolar protosun prototype protowriting
Descendants of -morph
allomorphic allotriomorph amorph dimorph ectomorphic endomorph endomorphic gynomorph homoeomorphous hypermorph ichthyomorph karyomorph nematomorph neomorph olenimorph perimorph polymorph polymorphic pseudomorph pseudomorphic rhizomorph trimorph xenomorphous xeromorph