anoxic etymology

English word anoxic comes from English quinone, English an-, English -ic

Detailed word origin of anoxic

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
quinone English (eng) (organic compound) Any of a class of aromatic compounds having two carbonyl functional groups in the same six-membered ring.
an- English (eng) A prefix of Anglo-Saxon origin, a reduced form of and-. A prefix of Anglo-Saxon origin, the same as on-. Not; used to make words that have a sense opposite to the word (or stem) to which the prefix is attached. Used with stems that begin with vowels and "h".
-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”.
anoxic English (eng) (pathology) Suffering from a reduced supply of oxygen.. Lacking oxygen.

Words with the same origin as anoxic

Descendants of quinone
anthraquinonoid phlorone quinoid quinoidization quinonimine quinonoid quinonoxime quinoxyl quinoyl semiquinonic
Descendants of an-
anadenia anaerobiontic anaesthesia anaesthetical anamniote anaortic anaphrodisiac anapodeictic anarthritic anecumene anelastic anestrus aneuploid anhepatic anholonomy anhydrase anhydroecgonine aniridic anisotomic anisotopically anorogenic anovulatory anslaight deuteranopia
Descendants of -ic
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