oxathiane etymology

English word oxathiane comes from English oxa-, English thiane

Detailed word origin of oxathiane

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oxa- English (eng) (organic chemistry) Used to name compounds in which a carbon atom (typically a methylene group) has been replaced by one of oxygen.
thiane English (eng) (organic compound) A saturated six-membered heterocycle containing five carbon atoms and one sulfur atom.
oxathiane English (eng) (organic compound) Any of three isomeric six-membered saturated heterocycles containing four carbon atoms, one oxygen and one sulfur atom.

Words with the same origin as oxathiane

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