silicoflagellate etymology

English word silicoflagellate comes from English silico- ((chemistry) silicon.), English flagellate

Detailed word origin of silicoflagellate

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
silico- English (eng) (chemistry) silicon.
flagellate English (eng) (biology) Any organism that has flagella. (transitive) To whip or scourge. (biology) Having flagella.. Resembling a whip.
silicoflagellate English (eng) Any of many unicellular heterokont marine algae, of the order Dictyochales, that have a silica skeleton.

Words with the same origin as silicoflagellate

Descendants of silico-
silicoaluminophosphate silicobenzoic silicoborate silicocarnotite silicofluoric silicofluoric acid silicofluoride silicomanganese silicomolybdate silicomolybdic acid silicononane silicophosphate silicosiderosis silicotuberculosis
Descendants of flagellate