oxaziridine etymology

English word oxaziridine comes from English aziridine, English oxa-

Detailed word origin of oxaziridine

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
aziridine English (eng) (by extension) Any derivative of this basic structure.. (organic compound) A three-membered heterocycle containing two methylene groups and an imine; the nitrogen equivalent of ethylene oxide.
oxa- English (eng) (organic chemistry) Used to name compounds in which a carbon atom (typically a methylene group) has been replaced by one of oxygen.
oxaziridine English (eng) (organic compound) A three-membered saturated heterocycle having one carbon, one nitrogen and one oxygen atoms.

Words with the same origin as oxaziridine

Descendants of aziridine
aziridination aziridinium aziridinol
Descendants of oxa-
oxabicyclic oxaborole oxacyclic oxadiazepine oxadiazine oxadiazole oxanorbornene oxapentane oxaphosphine oxaphosphole oxasilolane oxathiane oxathiazinone oxathiazole oxathiine oxathiirane oxatricycle