anomeric etymology

English word anomeric comes from English -ic, English anomer

Detailed word origin of anomeric

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-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”.
anomer English (eng) (organic chemistry) Any diastereoisomer of a sugar or derivative differing in configuration only at C-1 of an aldose or C-2 of a ketose.
anomeric English (eng) (organic chemistry) Relating to or characteristic of an anomer.

Words with the same origin as anomeric

Descendants of -ic
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