methanesulfonamide etymology

English word methanesulfonamide comes from English methane, English sulfonamide

Detailed word origin of methanesulfonamide

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.
sulfonamide English (eng) (chemistry) Any amide of a sulfonic acid RS(=O)2NR'2.. (pharmaceutical drug) Any of a group of antibiotics; a sulfa drug.
methanesulfonamide English (eng) (organic compound) The sulfonamide of methanesulfonic acid, CH3SO2NH2, used as an intermediate in the synthesis of pharmaceuticals etc.

Words with the same origin as methanesulfonamide

Descendants of methane
methalox methanation methanic methanol