pentachloride etymology

English word pentachloride comes from English penta- (Five.), English chloride

Detailed word origin of pentachloride

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
penta- English (eng) Five.
chloride English (eng) (chemistry) any salt of hydrochloric acid, such as sodium chloride, or any binary compound of chlorine and another element or radical.
pentachloride English (eng) (chemistry) any chloride containing five chlorine atoms in each molecule.

Words with the same origin as pentachloride

Descendants of penta-
dinitrogen pentaphosphide diphosphorus pentoxide pentachloro pentacoccous pentacyclic pentadelphy pentaerythritol pentalingual pentapetalous pentaphosphate pentaplex pentapod pentapyrimidine pentasaccharide pentasulfide pentasulphide antimony pentatriene pentazole peta- petabyte petagram petakatal petasecond phagraphene sodium pentaphosphide
Descendants of chloride
chloridaemia chloridate chloridic chloridise chloridize hypochloridaemia