perchloric etymology

English word perchloric comes from English chloric, English per-

Detailed word origin of perchloric

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
chloric English (eng) (chemistry) Of a compound, containing chlorine with a higher oxidation number than equivalent chlorous compounds; especially having an oxidation number of 5.
per- English (eng) (non-productive) Denoting the sense "by" or "per", as in perchance or perhaps. (chemistry) Added to the name of an element in a polyatomic ion denote the number of atoms of that element (usually four).. (chemistry) Forming nouns and adjectives denoting the maximum proportion of one element in a compound, as in peroxide.. (non-productive) In adjectives and adverbs: denoting the sense [...]
perchloric English (eng) (chemistry) Describing compounds containing the most highly oxidized state of chlorine.

Words with the same origin as perchloric

Descendants of chloric
Descendants of per-
benzole peroxide mercury perchloride orthoperiodate orthoperiodic perfluorinated perfluoro perfluoroalkoxy perfluoroisobutene perfluorooctanoic acid perhydrate perhydro periodic periodo permanganate pernitrate perorate peroxide perradial persulfate persulfide perusal peruse plumbic peroxide potassium permanganate