omeprazole etymology

English word omeprazole comes from English oxy- (Sharp, keen, acute, pungent, acid Concerning oxygen.), English pyridine, English imidazole, English indole, English methyl-

Detailed word origin of omeprazole

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
oxy- English (eng) Sharp, keen, acute, pungent, acid Concerning oxygen.
pyridine English (eng) (organic compound) Any of a class of aromatic heterocyclic compounds containing a ring of five carbon atoms and an nitrogen atom; especially the simplest one, C5H5N.
imidazole English (eng) (organic compound) A group of compounds containing that structure.. (organic compound) A heterocyclic organic compound containing two nitrogen atoms separated by a carbon atom in a five-membered ring, called 1,3-diazole in IUPAC nomenclature.
indole English (eng) (organic chemistry) Any of the derivatives of indole1.. (organic compound) An organic compound, C8H7N, found in coal tar, and produced in the gut by the bacterial decomposition of tryptophan; it is an aromatic bicyclic heterocycle having a benzene ring fused with a pyrrole ring; indole and its derivatives occur widely in nature and have many industrial applications. (obsolete) guileless.
methyl- English (eng) (organic chemistry) Used to form terms describing the attachment of a methyl group.
omeprazole English (eng) (pharmacology) A benzimidazole, C17H19N3O3S, which is a proton pump inhibitor, taken to prevent the secretion of gastric acid.

Words with the same origin as omeprazole

Descendants of oxy-
californium oxychloride deoxycholate deoxyribonucleic deoxyribose deoxyuridine oxyacetic oxyacetylene oxyamphetamine oxyarc oxybromination oxybutyric oxycalcium oxycephaly oxychalcogenide oxyconformity oxyferryl oxyfunctionalization oxygraph oxyhalide oxyhydroxide oxynitride oxyphilic oxyresveratrol oxytelluride
Descendants of pyridine
pyridinic pyridinium pyridinyl pyridyl
Descendants of imidazole
hydroimidazolone imidazolate imidazolium imidazolone
Descendants of indole
indocyanine indolamine indolate indolic indolyl indoyl
Descendants of methyl-
dimethylhydrazine methyladenosine methylbenzylamine methylcellulose methylcytidine methylestradiol methylguanosine methylhydrazine methylketobemidone methyllycaconitine methyllycoctonine methylprednisolone methyluridine monomethylhydrazine