oxanorbornene etymology

English word oxanorbornene comes from English oxa-, English norbornene

Detailed word origin of oxanorbornene

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oxa- English (eng) (organic chemistry) Used to name compounds in which a carbon atom (typically a methylene group) has been replaced by one of oxygen.
norbornene English (eng) (organic compound) the polycyclic unsaturated hydrocarbon bicyclo[2.2.1]hept-2-ene derived from norbornane.
oxanorbornene English (eng) (organic compound) Any of several oxygen-containing heterocycles derived from norbornene, especially those that are used to make polymers.

Words with the same origin as oxanorbornene

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