alkylphosphine etymology

English word alkylphosphine comes from English alkyl, English phosphine

Detailed word origin of alkylphosphine

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
alkyl English (eng) (organic chemistry) Any of a series of univalent radicals of the general formula CnH2n+1 derived from aliphatic hydrocarbons.
phosphine English (eng) (dyeing) chrysaniline, often in the form of a salt. (inorganic compound, uncountable) a toxic gas; hydride of phosphorus, PH3. (organic chemistry, countable) any alkyl or aryl derivative of this compound, PR3 (where at least one R is not H).
alkylphosphine English (eng) (organic chemistry) Any aliphatic phosphine.

Words with the same origin as alkylphosphine

Descendants of alkyl
alkane cycloalkane
Descendants of phosphine
hydrophosphination phosphinic phosphinous phosphinyl