oxacyclic etymology

English word oxacyclic comes from English cyclic, English oxa-

Detailed word origin of oxacyclic

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
cyclic English (eng) (botany) Having parts arranged in a whorl.. (chemistry, of a compound) Having chains of atoms arranged in a ring.. (geometry, of a polygon) Able to be inscribed in a circle.. (mathematics, of a group) Being generated by only one element.. Characterized by, or moving in cycles, or happening at regular intervals.
oxa- English (eng) (organic chemistry) Used to name compounds in which a carbon atom (typically a methylene group) has been replaced by one of oxygen.
oxacyclic English (eng) (organic chemistry) Describing any heterocycle having one or more oxygen atoms in the ring.

Words with the same origin as oxacyclic

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