dodecanol etymology

English word dodecanol comes from English -ol, English dodecane

Detailed word origin of dodecanol

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ol English (eng) (organic chemistry) An alcohol or phenol. Indicating an oily substance.
dodecane English (eng) (organic compound) Any of very many isomers of the alkane having twelve carbon atoms, but especially n-dodecane that is used as a solvent and is present in Diesel fuel.
dodecanol English (eng) (organic compound) Any aliphatic alcohol derived from a dodecane; but especially lauryl alcohol.

Words with the same origin as dodecanol

Descendants of -ol
aldol androstanol anethole archaeol caldarchaeol cannabidiol carotenol catecholamine catecholate diol fucusol gingerol glycol hypergolically ichthyol lanolin laurinol lonchocarpol menthol mesitylol methanol neomenthol pratol sesamol