decacarbonyl etymology

English word decacarbonyl comes from English carbonyl, English deca-

Detailed word origin of decacarbonyl

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
carbonyl English (eng) (inorganic chemistry) Any compound of a metal with carbon monoxide, such as nickel carbonyl, Ni(CO)4.. (organic chemistry) In organic chemistry, a divalent functional group, (-CO-), characteristic of aldehydes, ketones, carboxylic acids, amides, carboxylic acid anhydrides, carbonyl halides, esters and others.
deca- English (eng) In the International System of Units and other metric systems of units, multiplying the unit to which it is attached by 10. Symbol: da. Ten.
decacarbonyl English (eng) (inorganic chemistry) Any compound that contains ten carbonyl groups.

Words with the same origin as decacarbonyl

Descendants of carbonyl
Descendants of deca-
dakat decaborane decachlorobiphenyl decacyclic decagon decagram decahedron decahistidine decahydrate decakatal decalogy decamer decamillennial decamillionaire decangular decanormal decare decastyle decasyllabic decatetraene decathlon decillion tetradecahedron tetraphosphorus decasulfide