tyrosine etymology

English word tyrosine comes from English phyllo- (Leaf, leaves.), Ancient Greek τῡρός

Detailed word origin of tyrosine

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
phyllo- English (eng) Leaf, leaves.
τῡρός Ancient Greek (grc)
tyrosine English (eng) (amino acid) A nonessential amino acid C9H11NO3 found in most animal proteins, especially casein.

Words with the same origin as tyrosine

Descendants of τῡρός