periodo etymology

English word periodo comes from English per-, English iodo

Detailed word origin of periodo

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
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 [...]
iodo English (eng)
periodo English (eng) (organic chemistry, especially in combination) Describing a derivative in which all hydrogen atoms have been replaced by iodine.

Words with the same origin as periodo

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