sarcotoxin etymology

English word sarcotoxin comes from English toxin, English sarco- (Flesh.)

Detailed word origin of sarcotoxin

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
toxin English (eng) A toxic or poisonous substance produced by the biological processes of biological organisms.
sarco- English (eng) Flesh.
sarcotoxin English (eng) Any of a group of antibacterial proteins found in the flesh fly (genus Sarcophaga).

Words with the same origin as sarcotoxin

Descendants of toxin
Botox toxalbumin
Descendants of sarco-
calcineurin calsarcin sarcoblast sarcocarp sarcocele sarcoderm sarcoid sarcolite sarcology sarcomere sarcomeric sarcophagous sarcophile sarcoseptum sarcosis sarcosphere sarcotheca