chloroacetic etymology

English word chloroacetic comes from English chloro- ((chemistry) Containing chlorine.. Green in color.), English phenol

Detailed word origin of chloroacetic

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
chloro- English (eng) (chemistry) Containing chlorine.. Green in color.
phenol English (eng) (organic chemistry, countable) Any of a class of aromatic organic compounds having at least one hydroxyl group attached directly to the benzene ring.. (organic compound, uncountable) A caustic, poisonous, white crystalline compound, C6H5OH, derived from benzene and used in resins, plastics, and pharmaceuticals and in dilute form as a disinfectant and antiseptic; once called carbolic acid.
chloroacetic English (eng) Of or pertaining to chloroacetic acid and its derivatives.

Words with the same origin as chloroacetic

Descendants of chloro-
chloroadamantane chloroauric chlorobenzene chlorobiphenyl chlorocarbon chloroethylene chloroguanide chloromethylphenylsilane chloroplast chloroprocaine chloropyridine chlororuthenate chlorosilyl chlorosulfite chlorosulfuric acid chlorotoluene chlorotoxin chlorotriazine chloroxylenol dichlorocarbene dimethylchlorosilane tetrachloromethane trichloroethane trichlorofluoromethane
Descendants of phenol
chlorophenyl nosophen phenacetolin xylenol