dideoxy etymology

English word dideoxy comes from English di-, English deoxy-

Detailed word origin of dideoxy

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
di- English (eng) (uncommon) Alternative form of dis-. Two, twice, or double A form of dia- before a vowel.
deoxy- English (eng) (chemistry) Forming the names of compounds that are formally derived from others by the replacement of a hydroxy group by a hydrogen atom.
dideoxy English (eng) (organic chemistry, of a sugar) Lacking two hydroxyl groups.

Words with the same origin as dideoxy

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 deoxy-
ddNTP deoxyanthocyanin deoxybouvardin deoxycholic deoxycortisol deoxyelephantopin deoxyglucose deoxyguanine deoxyguanosine deoxyhypusine deoxyhypusine monooxygenase deoxymyoglobin deoxynucleoside deoxynucleotide deoxyribofuranose deoxyspergualin deoxystreptamine deoxythymidine deoxyuridine dideoxycytidine dideoxynucleotide dideoxysugar doxorubicin hexadeoxynucleotide