ketidic etymology

English word ketidic comes from English -ic, English ketide

Detailed word origin of ketidic

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ic English (eng) (chemistry) Used to denote certain chemical compounds in which a specified chemical element has a higher oxidation number than in the equivalent compound whose name ends in the suffix -ous. For example sulphuric acid (H₂SO₄) has more oxygen atoms per molecule than sulphurous acid (H₂SO₃).. Used to form adjectives from nouns with the meaning “of or pertaining to”.
ketide English (eng) (organic chemistry) Any organic compound containing adjacent methylene and carbonyl functional groups.
ketidic English (eng) (organic chemistry) Related to ketides.

Words with the same origin as ketidic

Descendants of -ic
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Descendants of ketide
polyketidic