triparalogous etymology

English word triparalogous comes from English tri-, English paralogous

Detailed word origin of triparalogous

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
tri- English (eng) (chemistry) Used in combination with a known element name (e.g. 'tri-silicon') to designate an unknown element that would reside three periods lower than the known element on a Mendeleev-type periodic table. See Mendeleev's predicted elements. Three.
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.
triparalogous English (eng) (genetics) That has resulted from three paralogous diversions from a common ancestor.

Words with the same origin as triparalogous

Descendants of tri-
Trifluvian triamide triathlete triathlon tributyrin tricorder tricuspid tridermic triester trifecta trifunctional trihydrofluoride triiodo trilateral trilayer trilevel trilithium trilobite trioxygen triphasic triseralous tristate triuranium trong