iodobutane etymology

English word iodobutane comes from English butane, English iodo- ((chemistry) containing iodine.)

Detailed word origin of iodobutane

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
butane English (eng) (organic compound) A hydrocarbon (either of the two isomers of C4H10 n-butane, and 2-methyl-propane) found in gaseous petroleum fractions.. (organic compound, uncountable) The n-butane isomer only.
iodo- English (eng) (chemistry) containing iodine.
iodobutane English (eng) (organic compound) Any of several isomeric compounds formally produced from a butane by replacing a hydrogen atom with one of iodine.

Words with the same origin as iodobutane

Descendants of butane
Descendants of iodo-
iodoacetamide iodoacetate iodoadamantane iodoamphetamine iodoanisole iodobenzene iodobenzoate iodohippurate iodomecone iodomorphine iodophor iodoplumbism iodoprotein iodoquinine iodoquinoline iodoresiniferatoxin iodostrychnine iodosugar iodosulfide iodosulfite iodosulphate iodosulphide iodothyrin iodothyronine