cetrimide etymology

English word cetrimide comes from English bromide, English cetrimonium ((organic chemistry) The cetyltrimethylammonium radical.)

Detailed word origin of cetrimide

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
bromide English (eng) (inorganic chemistry) A binary compound of bromine and some other element or radical.. A dose of bromide taken as a sedative.. A dull person with conventional thoughts.. A platitude.
cetrimonium English (eng) (organic chemistry) The cetyltrimethylammonium radical.
cetrimide English (eng) A topical antiseptic containing cetrimonium bromide.

Words with the same origin as cetrimide

Descendants of bromide
bromidic bromoil process carbro