ethionic acid etymology

English word ethionic acid comes from English ethyl, English thionic

Detailed word origin of ethionic acid

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
ethyl English (eng) (organic chemistry) The univalent hydrocarbon radical, C2H5, formally derived from ethane by the loss of a hydrogen atom.
thionic English (eng)
ethionic acid English (eng) (chemistry) A liquid derivative of ethylsulphuric acid and sulphuric acid, obtained by the action of sulphur trioxide on absolute alcohol.

Words with the same origin as ethionic acid

Descendants of ethyl
dichloroethane diiodoethane eth- ethane ethanol pethidine phosphatidylethanolamine phosphorylethanolamine polythene
Descendants of thionic