octameric etymology

English word octameric comes from English -ic, English octamer (An oligomer having eight subunits.)

Detailed word origin of octameric

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”.
octamer English (eng) An oligomer having eight subunits.
octameric English (eng) Of or pertaining to a octamer.

Words with the same origin as octameric

Descendants of -ic
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