oxaborole etymology

English word oxaborole comes from English oxa-, English borole

Detailed word origin of oxaborole

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
oxa- English (eng) (organic chemistry) Used to name compounds in which a carbon atom (typically a methylene group) has been replaced by one of oxygen.
borole English (eng) A theoretical heterocyclic organic compound, a five-membered ring with the formula C4H4BH.
oxaborole English (eng) (organic compound) A five-membered heterocycle having three carbon atoms, one oxygen atom, one boron atom and two double bonds; it, and its derivatives, are formally derived from an oxazole by replacing the nitrogen atom with one of boron.

Words with the same origin as oxaborole

Descendants of oxa-
oxabicyclic oxacyclic oxadiazepine oxadiazine oxadiazole oxanorbornene oxapentane oxaphosphine oxaphosphole oxasilolane oxathiane oxathiazinone oxathiazole oxathiine oxathiirane oxatricycle oxaziridine