rhizotron etymology

English word rhizotron comes from English -tron, English rhizo- (Roots (of living organisms).)

Detailed word origin of rhizotron

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-tron English (eng) Used as a gender-neutral suffix as an alternative to -ter or -tress. Used to name a number of elementary particles. Used to name a number of machine learning algorithms. Used to name a number of particle accelerators. Used to name various electronic devices.
rhizo- English (eng) Roots (of living organisms).
rhizotron English (eng) A transparent underground structure, used to observe plant roots.

Words with the same origin as rhizotron

Descendants of -tron
Quotron alphatron cosmotron crossatron cryotron cyclotron gyrotron ignitron isotron krytron magnetron mellotron microtron minirhizotron orgasmatron photosynthetron plasmatron positron positronic reflectron surfatron synchrotron trigatron waitron
Descendants of rhizo-
rhizic rhizobacterial rhizobacterium rhizocarpous rhizodeposit rhizodeposited rhizoflagellate rhizogen rhizoid rhizolith rhizomania rhizomorph rhizopathy rhizophagy rhizoplane rhizoremediation rhizosphere rhizostome rhizotaxis rhizotomy