biselectrophilic etymology

English word biselectrophilic comes from English bis-, English electrophilic

Detailed word origin of biselectrophilic

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
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.
electrophilic English (eng) (chemistry) of, or relating to an electrophile; electron deficient.
biselectrophilic English (eng) (chemistry, of a molecule) Having two electrophilic groups.

Words with the same origin as biselectrophilic

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