salicide etymology

English word salicide comes from English self, English silicide, English aligned

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Detailed word origin of salicide

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self English (eng) (botany) A seedling produced by self-pollination (plural selfs).. (molecular biology, immunology) Any molecule, cell, or tissue of an organism's own (belonging to the self), as opposed to a foreign (nonself) molecule, cell, or tissue (for example, infective, allogenic, or xenogenic).. An individual person as the object of his own reflective consciousness (plural selves).. The subject of [...]
silicide English (eng) (inorganic chemistry) Any compound of silicon with a more electropositive element.
aligned English (eng) (figurative) Allied or working together with a common goal.. Having been placed, arranged or formed in alignment (with something).
salicide English (eng) (silicon microelectronics) An electrical contact made from a silicide whose formation does not require lithographic patterning processes, i.e. it is "self-aligned".