tetramer etymology

English word tetramer comes from English tetra- (Four.), English -mer

Detailed word origin of tetramer

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
tetra- English (eng) Four.
-mer English (eng) (chemistry) Used to form words relating to chemical structure, denoting parts of a molecule, for example, monomer (one part), dimer (two parts), polymer (many parts).
tetramer English (eng) (chemistry) An oligomer having four subunits.

Words with the same origin as tetramer

Descendants of tetra-
carbon tetrachloride silver tribromide tellurium tetraiodide tetrabarbital tetrabasic tetraborate tetrachloride tetrachromacy tetrachromatic tetradelphous tetradelphy tetraene tetrafluoride tetranitro tetranucleosome tetraparalogous tetrapartite tetraphobia tetraquark tetrasialic tetrasilicide tetrasodium tetrastarch tetrasulfonated uranium tetraiodide
Descendants of -mer
anomeric atropisomerism concatemer decameric elastomer enantiomeric epimer hexameric homomer ionomeric isomer isomerase isomerize isomeromorphism kmer metamer octamer octameric oligopolymer peplomer polymer structural isomer tautomerism tetrameric