xenoandrogenic etymology

English word xenoandrogenic comes from English -ic, English xenoandrogen ((biochemistry) A xenohormone that imitates androgen.)

Detailed word origin of xenoandrogenic

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-ic English (eng) (chemistry) Used to denote certain chemical compounds in which a specified chemical element has a higher oxidation number than in the equivalent compound whose name ends in the suffix -ous. For example sulphuric acid (H₂SO₄) has more oxygen atoms per molecule than sulphurous acid (H₂SO₃).. Used to form adjectives from nouns with the meaning “of or pertaining to”.
xenoandrogen English (eng) (biochemistry) A xenohormone that imitates androgen.
xenoandrogenic English (eng) Relating to xenoandrogens.

Words with the same origin as xenoandrogenic

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