trophosome etymology

English word trophosome comes from English -some, English tropho- ((biology, medicine, zoology) nourish; nourishment.)

Detailed word origin of trophosome

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-some English (eng) Characterized by some specific condition or quality. Used to form a word indicating a group with a certain small number of members A body A chromosome.
tropho- English (eng) (biology, medicine, zoology) nourish; nourishment.
trophosome English (eng) (biology) The group of nutritive zooids of a hydrozoan.. (biology) The mass of chemolithoautotrophic bacteria in a pogonophoran that metabolizes sulfide.

Words with the same origin as trophosome

Descendants of -some
awesome awesomely awesomeness bothersome burdensome clawsome cumbersome dumb sauce fearsome floatsome foursome leafsome lifesome lonesome meddlesome ogglesome oxysome pitysome quarrelsome selfsome tiresome troublesome wandersome wearisome worrisome
Descendants of tropho-
cytotrophoblast syncytiotrophoblast trophectoderm trophobiosis trophobiotic trophoblast trophoblastic trophocyte trophodynamic trophophoresy trophophyte trophoplast trophotherapy