oxathiirane etymology

English word oxathiirane comes from English thiirane, English oxa-

Detailed word origin of oxathiirane

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
thiirane English (eng) (organic compound) The saturated three-membered heterocycle containing two carbon atoms and one sulfur atom; ethylene sulfide.
oxa- English (eng) (organic chemistry) Used to name compounds in which a carbon atom (typically a methylene group) has been replaced by one of oxygen.
oxathiirane English (eng) (organic compound) A saturated three-membered heterocycle containing one carbon, one sulfur and one oxygen atoms.

Words with the same origin as oxathiirane

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