cyclohexylbenzene etymology

English word cyclohexylbenzene comes from English benzene, English cyclohexyl

Detailed word origin of cyclohexylbenzene

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
benzene English (eng) (organic chemistry, in combination) Sometimes used in place of the phenyl group.. (organic compound) An aromatic hydrocarbon of formula C6H6 whose structure consists of a ring of alternate single and double bonds.
cyclohexyl English (eng) (organic chemistry) The univalent radical derived from cyclohexane by the formal removal of a hydrogen atom.
cyclohexylbenzene English (eng) (organic compound) The bicyclic hydrocarbon formed by directly linking a cyclohexane and benzene ring; it is used in the manufacture of drugs and many other compounds.

Words with the same origin as cyclohexylbenzene

Descendants of benzene
benz- benzannulated benzannulation benzenic benzenoid benzenol