trichophyte etymology

English word trichophyte comes from English -phyte, English tricho- (Forming words related to hair.)

Detailed word origin of trichophyte

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-phyte English (eng) A pathological growth, e.g. osteophyte.. A plant that grows in a specified form or habit, e.g. anthophyte, macrophyte.. A plant that grows in a specified habitat, e.g. acrophyte.. A taxonomic group of plants or algae, e.g. arthrophyte, cyanophyte.
tricho- English (eng) Forming words related to hair.
trichophyte English (eng) (mycology) Any organism of the fungus genus Trichophyton.

Words with the same origin as trichophyte

Descendants of -phyte
bacillariophyte chamerophyte charophyte cormophytic dermatophytic dermophyte endophyte entomophyte euglenophyte holosaprophyte hydrophyte limnodophyte megaphyte nanophanerophyte oceanophyte ombrophyte oophyte oöphyte schizophyte spermaphyte xenophyte xerophytic zoophytic zosterophyllophyte zygophyte
Descendants of tricho-
hypotrichosis trichobezoar trichoblast trichochrome trichocyte trichodynia trichogen trichoid trichomaniac trichomycosis trichopathophobia trichophagia trichophile trichophilia trichophobia trichophytic trichophytosis trichoscalid trichoscopy