tetraparalogous etymology

English word tetraparalogous comes from English tetra- (Four.), English paralogous

Detailed word origin of tetraparalogous

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
tetra- English (eng) Four.
paralogous English (eng) (genetics) (of multiple genes at different chromosomal locations in the same organism) Having a similar structure indicating divergence from a common ancestral gene. (metaphorical) Having a similar structure, quality or nature indicating divergence or relationship from a common point of origin.
tetraparalogous English (eng) (genetics) That has resulted from four paralogous diversions from a common ancestor.

Words with the same origin as tetraparalogous

Descendants of tetra-
carbon tetrachloride silver tribromide tellurium tetraiodide tetrabarbital tetrabasic tetraborate tetrachloride tetrachromacy tetrachromatic tetradelphous tetradelphy tetraene tetrafluoride tetranitro tetranucleosome tetrapartite tetraphobia tetraquark tetrasialic tetrasilicide tetrasodium tetrastarch tetrasulfonated uranium tetraiodide