xenosiderophore etymology

English word xenosiderophore comes from English xeno-, English siderophore

Detailed word origin of xenosiderophore

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
xeno- English (eng) From a foreign place, as in xenolith. Having to do with foreigners, as in xenophilia, or more commonly, xenophobia.. Relating to strangers or strangeness, as in xenodochy or xenomenia.
siderophore English (eng) (biochemistry) Any medium-sized molecule that has a high specificity for binding or chelating iron; they are employed by microorganisms to obtain iron from the environment. A siderophage.
xenosiderophore English (eng) A siderophore used by an organism other than the one that produces it.

Words with the same origin as xenosiderophore

Descendants of xeno-
psammoxenic xenoandrogenic xenoanthropology xenochemistry xenoclast xenocrystal xenocytology xenodiagnostic xenoencyclopedia xenoestrogenic xenoestrogenicity xenofiction xenofree xenogeography xenogeology xenography xenohormone xenolinguistic xenomorphous xenophagy xenopsychiatry xenotransplant xenotransplantable xenotropic