iodhydrin etymology

English word iodhydrin comes from English chlorhydrin, English iodine

Detailed word origin of iodhydrin

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
chlorhydrin English (eng) (chemistry) One of a class of compounds formed from certain polybasic alcohols (especially glycerin) by the substitution of chlorine for one or more hydroxyl groups.
iodine English (eng) (countable, uncountable, obsolete) An iodide.. A chemical element (symbol: I) with an atomic number of 53; one of the halogens.. An antiseptic incorporating the element. (transitive) to treat with iodine.
iodhydrin English (eng) (organic compound) One of a series of compounds containing iodine, and analogous to the chlorhydrins.

Words with the same origin as iodhydrin

Descendants of iodine
caesium iodide curium iodide diiodide hydrogen iodide iodian iodide iodiferous iodinase iodinate iodiodide iodozone iodyrite iron iodide kalium iodide lithium iodide potassium iodide scandium iodide triiodide