bisligand etymology

English word bisligand comes from English ligand, English bis-

Detailed word origin of bisligand

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
ligand English (eng) (chemistry) An ion, molecule, or functional group that binds to another chemical entity to form a larger complex.. (typography) A letter that orthography requires be ligated with one or more other letters.
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.
bisligand English (eng) (chemistry) Any bidentate ligand.

Words with the same origin as bisligand

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