methylenecyclopropane etymology

English word methylenecyclopropane comes from English cyclopropane, English methylene

Detailed word origin of methylenecyclopropane

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
cyclopropane English (eng) (organic compound, pharmaceutical drug) The simplest alicyclic hydrocarbon, C3H6, an inflammable gas, sometimes used as an anaesthetic.
methylene English (eng) (organic chemistry) The divalent radical CH2
methylenecyclopropane English (eng) An organic compound with the formula (CH2)2CCH2, used as a reagent in organic synthesis.

Words with the same origin as methylenecyclopropane

Descendants of cyclopropane
cyclopropanation cyclopropannulated cyclopropannulation cyclopropyl
Descendants of methylene
methylenation methylenic