chloroacetophenone etymology

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

Detailed word origin of chloroacetophenone

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
acetophenone English (eng) (organic compound) The aromatic ketone phenyl methyl ketone, used in the manufacture of very many organic compounds.
chloro- English (eng) (chemistry) Containing chlorine.. Green in color.
chloroacetophenone English (eng) (organic compound) The chlorinated form of acetophenone, C6H5-CO-CH2Cl, used as the riot control agent CN gas.

Words with the same origin as chloroacetophenone

Descendants of chloro-
chloroacetic 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