Tinman meaning

tinmən
(genetics) A master gene in the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster, whose absence causes the fly to develop without a heart.
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A maker of tinware.
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A dealer in tinware.
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Origin of tinman

  • In allusion to the character Tin Man from the Land of Oz, who lacked a heart.
    From Wiktionary
  • tin +"Ž -man
    From Wiktionary