palmitoyl etymology

English word palmitoyl comes from English palmitic acid, English oxygen

Detailed word origin of palmitoyl

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
palmitic acid English (eng) (fatty acid) hexadecanoic acid; one of the most common saturated fatty acids; it is found in all animal and most vegetable oils and fats; it is used in the manufacture of soap etc.
oxygen English (eng) (countable) An atom of this element.. (medicine) A mixture of oxygen and other gases, administered to a patient to help him or her to breathe.. A chemical element (symbol O) with an atomic number of 8 and relative atomic mass of 15.9994.. Molecular oxygen (O2), a colorless, odorless gas at room temperature.
palmitoyl English (eng) (organic chemistry, especially in combination) The univalent radical derived from palmitic acid by loss of the hydroxy group.

Words with the same origin as palmitoyl

Descendants of oxygen
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