trichoid etymology

English word trichoid comes from English -oid, English tricho- (Forming words related to hair.)

Detailed word origin of trichoid

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-oid English (eng) Of similar form to, but not the same as. Having the likeness of. Forms adjectives and nouns.
tricho- English (eng) Forming words related to hair.
trichoid English (eng) Resembling hair.

Words with the same origin as trichoid

Descendants of -oid
alkaloid asteroid cannabinoid colloidal cycloid designoid factoid fibroid humanoid insectoid keloid mechanoid mong mongoloid monoid negro opioid paranoid planetoid roid schizoid solenoid sphenoid steroid trapezoid
Descendants of tricho-
hypotrichosis trichobezoar trichoblast trichochrome trichocyte trichodynia trichogen trichomaniac trichomycosis trichopathophobia trichophagia trichophile trichophilia trichophobia trichophyte trichophytic trichophytosis trichoscalid trichoscopy