glycoluril etymology

English word glycoluril comes from English glycol, English uric (Pertaining to, contained in, or obtained from urine.)

Detailed word origin of glycoluril

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
glycol English (eng) (organic chemistry) Any aliphatic diol.. (organic compound) A thick, colourless liquid, C2H4(OH)2, of a sweetish taste, produced artificially from certain ethylene compounds and used as an antifreeze; ethylene glycol.
uric English (eng) Pertaining to, contained in, or obtained from urine.
glycoluril English (eng) (organic compound) A nitrogenous substance obtained by reduction of allantoin.

Words with the same origin as glycoluril

Descendants of uric