fluorobenzene etymology

English word fluorobenzene comes from English benzene, English fluoro- (Fluorescent. Fluorine.)

Detailed word origin of fluorobenzene

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
benzene English (eng) (organic chemistry, in combination) Sometimes used in place of the phenyl group.. (organic compound) An aromatic hydrocarbon of formula C6H6 whose structure consists of a ring of alternate single and double bonds.
fluoro- English (eng) Fluorescent. Fluorine.
fluorobenzene English (eng) (organic chemistry) Any fluorinated derivative of benzene, but especially the mono-substituted C6H5F (phenyl fluoride).

Words with the same origin as fluorobenzene

Descendants of benzene
benz- benzannulated benzannulation benzenic benzenoid benzenol
Descendants of fluoro-
dichlorofluoromethane difluoromethane fluoric fluorobenzyl fluorocitrate fluorodesulfurization fluorodifen fluorogenic fluorogram fluoroorotic fluorophore fluorophosphate fluorophotometry fluoroprobe fluoropyrrole fluoroscopically fluorosilicic fluorosphere fluorosulfite fluorothymidine fluorotype hydrofluoric pentafluoroethane trichlorofluoromethane