iodomethane etymology

English word iodomethane comes from English methane, English iodo- ((chemistry) containing iodine.)

Detailed word origin of iodomethane

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
methane English (eng) (organic chemistry, countable) Any of very many derivatives of methane.. (organic compound, uncountable) The simplest aliphatic hydrocarbon, CH4, being a constituent of natural gas.
iodo- English (eng) (chemistry) containing iodine.
iodomethane English (eng) (organic compound) The aliphatic halogenated hydrocarbon, CH3I, that is used in organic synthesis to introduce a methyl group into compounds.

Words with the same origin as iodomethane

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