cyclohexaphane etymology

English word cyclohexaphane comes from English cyclophane

Detailed word origin of cyclohexaphane

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
cyclophane English (eng) (organic chemistry) A hydrocarbon consisting an aromatic unit (typically a benzene ring) and an aliphatic chain that forms a bridge between two positions of the aromatic ring; more complex derivatives (the superphanes) with multiple aromatic units and bridges forming cagelike structures are known.. (organic chemistry) Any cyclic structure used as a base phane in the nomenclature of complex [...]
cyclohexaphane English (eng) (organic chemistry) In the nomenclature of complex organic compounds, any cyclophane containing six nodes (or superatoms).

Words with the same origin as cyclohexaphane

Descendants of cyclophane
cyclobutaphane cycloheptaphane cyclopentaphane cyclopropaphane