-enyl etymology

English word -enyl comes from English -ene, English oxygen

Detailed word origin of -enyl

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ene English (eng) (organic chemistry) An aromatic hydrocarbon based on benzene.. (organic chemistry) An unsaturated hydrocarbon having at least one double bond; an alkene.. A polymer derived from an alkene. A single-atom thick two-dimensional layer of atoms.
oxygen English (eng) (countable) An atom of this element.. (medicine) A mixture of oxygen and other gases, administered to a patient to help him or her to breathe.. A chemical element (symbol O) with an atomic number of 8 and relative atomic mass of 15.9994.. Molecular oxygen (O2), a colorless, odorless gas at room temperature.
-enyl English (eng) (organic chemistry) suffix for alkenyl functional groups.

Words with the same origin as -enyl

Descendants of -ene
Crimplene abietene anilinonaphthalene azylene butylene cannabene diene ethylene graphane graphene kerosene kerosenish longifolene naphthalene naphthaleneacetic acid nonethylene olibene oligoethylene glycol polyethylene polystyrene polythene sequoiene styrene triene triethylene
Descendants of oxygen
Cwm Silicon Silicon Glen Silicon Valley aminoanthraquinone anoxic carbon chyazic acid disiloxane halon hydrogen hydrogode ketoxime oligosiloxane oxime pentasiloxane phlorone polysilicon quinoid quinone silico- silicoflagellate silicon photonics sodium thucholite trisiloxane