thecal etymology

English word thecal comes from English -al, English theca

Detailed word origin of thecal

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-al English (eng) (organic chemistry) Forms the names of aldehydes. Forming nouns, especially of verbal action.. Of or pertaining to. Adjectival suffix appended to various words, often nouns, to make an adjective form. Often added to words of Latin origin, but used with other words also.
theca English (eng) (biology) Any external case or sheath.. (botany) The pollen producing organ usually found in pairs and forming an anther.. (coral science) The calcareous wall of a corallite, the exoskeleton of a coral polyp. (medicine) The twin layers of cells surrounding the basal lamina of an ovarian follicle. (microbiology, planktology) The membrane complex enveloping the cells of certain plankton [...]
thecal English (eng) Of or pertaining to a theca.. Possessing a theca.

Words with the same origin as thecal

Descendants of -al
additional approval arrival betrayal chemical confidential critical cultural disposal emotional historical identical lex logical magical mechanical mental political practical professional proposal rehearsal serial survival traditional
Descendants of theca
hyperthecosis thecitis thecoma