orthoacid etymology

English word orthoacid comes from English lactic (Of, relating to, or derived from milk.), English ortho-

Detailed word origin of orthoacid

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
lactic English (eng) Of, relating to, or derived from milk.
ortho- English (eng) (chemistry) Having an extra proportion of water. (chemistry) in isomeric benzene derivatives, having the two substituents in adjacent positions (compare meta- and para-). (physics) of any molecule of the form X2 in which the two nuclei have parallel spin. Straight, right, proper.
orthoacid English (eng) (inorganic chemistry) the member of a series of oxyacids of a particular element that has the highest number of hydroxyl groups.

Words with the same origin as orthoacid

Descendants of lactic
lactimide lacturamic acid lactyl
Descendants of ortho-
orthite orthoboric orthocenter orthodata orthoester orthoevolution orthograde orthographical orthohedron orthohelium orthohydrogen orthonormal orthonormalised orthopedics orthophenylene orthopinacoid orthopnea orthopositronium orthoquartzite orthorectify orthosteric orthosymplectic orthotropy orthotypography