dichlorocarbene etymology

English word dichlorocarbene comes from English chloro- ((chemistry) Containing chlorine.. Green in color.), English di-, English carbene

Detailed word origin of dichlorocarbene

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
chloro- English (eng) (chemistry) Containing chlorine.. Green in color.
di- English (eng) (uncommon) Alternative form of dis-. Two, twice, or double A form of dia- before a vowel.
carbene English (eng) (organic chemistry) Any short-lived, reactive species R2C:, especially the parent compound CH2: (also called methylene).
dichlorocarbene English (eng) (organic chemistry) A common carbene with chemical formula CCl2.

Words with the same origin as dichlorocarbene

Descendants of chloro-
chloroacetic chloroadamantane chloroauric chlorobenzene chlorobiphenyl chlorocarbon chloroethylene chloroguanide chloromethylphenylsilane chloroplast chloroprocaine chloropyridine chlororuthenate chlorosilyl chlorosulfite chlorosulfuric acid chlorotoluene chlorotoxin chlorotriazine chloroxylenol dimethylchlorosilane tetrachloromethane trichloroethane trichlorofluoromethane
Descendants of di-
benzodiazepine diallylic diaryl diasterane diazepam dicadmium dichromic acid didendron diepoxy diester diethyl difunctional digirth dilithium dimethyl dimorph diniobium diode dioxide dipetalous dipyridine discandium dizygous morphine diglucuronide radon difluoride
Descendants of carbene
carbenoid silicene