isohexane etymology

English word isohexane comes from English iso-, English hexane

Detailed word origin of isohexane

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
iso- English (eng) (chemistry) forms terms relating to isomers. (mathematics) forms terms relating to isomorphisms. (organic chemistry) (of an aliphatic compound, especially a fatty acid) Having a branch on the penultimate carbon atom of a chain. (physics) forms terms relating to isotopes. Equal.
hexane English (eng) (organic compound) Any of five isomeric aliphatic hydrocarbons, C6H14. They are colorless, volatile liquids.
isohexane English (eng) (organic compound) Any of several isomers of hexane, or a mixture of these isomers used as a solvent.

Words with the same origin as isohexane

Descendants of iso-
isenergic isoantigen isoattenuation isobutyraldehyde isochasm isoecho isoexcitation isofield isogram isoionic isoluminant isomaltotriose isomer isomyopia isopalmitic acid isoparaffin isopropyl isopropylacetone isopropylamide isoproscaline isosteviol isostructural isotopic isovaline isovitexin
Descendants of hexane
hexanal hexanoic hexyl