pentanediol etymology

English word pentanediol comes from English diol, English pentane

Detailed word origin of pentanediol

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
diol English (eng) (organic compound) any organic compound having two hydroxy functional groups.
pentane English (eng) (organic compound) An aliphatic hydrocarbon of chemical formula C5H12; either of the three isomers n-pentane, methyl-butane (isopentane), and di-methyl-propane (neopentane); volatile liquids under normal conditions.
pentanediol English (eng) (organic compound) Any of several isomeric diols derived from pentane.

Words with the same origin as pentanediol

Descendants of pentane
cyclopentannulated cyclopentannulation cyclopentanone cyclopentyl neopentyl pentanoic pentoic acid