bisacridine etymology

English word bisacridine comes from English acridine, English bis-

Detailed word origin of bisacridine

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
acridine English (eng) (countable, organic chemistry) Any of many derivatives of this compound. (uncountable, organic compound) A tricyclic aromatic heterocycle, dibenzopyridine, obtained from coal tar; it is used in the manufacture of dyes and drugs.
bis- English (eng) (chemistry, obsolete) A variant of tri- used to indicate that the component that does not take the prefix occurs twice in the compound: a bisoxide is of the form B2O. (mathematics, chemistry) A variant of di-, used for substitutions of two complex rather than simple units.. An occasional variant of bi- prefixed to roots beginning with a vowel, as in bisalternate.
bisacridine English (eng) (organic compound) Any compound containing two acridine moieties (fused or otherwise linked).

Words with the same origin as bisacridine

Descendants of acridine
acridinium acridinyl acridone
Descendants of bis-
bisacrylamide bisadduct bisallene bisallylic bisammonium bisanthrapyrazole bisarylated bisazene bisdigitoxoside biselectrophilic bisenolate bishydroxamic bisintercalating bisintercalator bisligand bismetallated bisoxazoline bisphenol bisphosphate bisphosphine bisporphyrin bisthiourea bisurea cyclobisintercalator