doxorubicin etymology

English word doxorubicin comes from English deoxy-, English -orubicin

Detailed word origin of doxorubicin

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
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.
-orubicin English (eng)
doxorubicin English (eng) An anthracycline drug used in chemotherapy.

Words with the same origin as doxorubicin

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