isomerize etymology

English word isomerize comes from English -ize, English isomer

Detailed word origin of isomerize

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ize English (eng) Used to form verbs from nouns or adjectives, the verbs having the sense of "to make what is denoted by the noun/adjective".
isomer English (eng) (chemistry) Any of two or more compounds with the same molecular formula but with different structure.. (physics) Any of two or more atomic nuclei with the same mass number and atomic number but with different radioactive properties.
isomerize English (eng) (chemistry) to convert a compound into a different isomeric form.

Words with the same origin as isomerize

Descendants of -ize
apologize criticize jeopardize patronize specialist specialize specialty visualize
Descendants of isomer
conformer n-heptane n-hexane n-octane n-pentane rotamer