bisanthrapyrazole etymology

English word bisanthrapyrazole comes from English anthrapyrazole, English bis-

Detailed word origin of bisanthrapyrazole

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
anthrapyrazole English (eng) (organic compound, medicine) Any of a class of compounds that have a pyrazole ring formed adjacent to two of the rings of an anthracene; many of them are cytotoxic, or have anticancer activity.
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.
bisanthrapyrazole English (eng) (organic compound) Any of a class of compounds based on two linked anthrapyrazole moieties, some of which have anticancer activity.

Words with the same origin as bisanthrapyrazole

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