chloroxylenol etymology

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

Detailed word origin of chloroxylenol

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
chloro- English (eng) (chemistry) Containing chlorine.. Green in color.
xylenol English (eng) (organic chemistry) An arene compound with two methyl groups and a hydroxyl group.
chloroxylenol English (eng) (chemistry) A compound with the chemical formula C8H9ClO, commonly used in antibacterial soaps and toxic to fish.

Words with the same origin as chloroxylenol

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