pethidine etymology

English word pethidine comes from English ethyl, English piperidine, English -idine

Detailed word origin of pethidine

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
ethyl English (eng) (organic chemistry) The univalent hydrocarbon radical, C2H5, formally derived from ethane by the loss of a hydrogen atom.
piperidine English (eng) (organic compound) An alicyclic heterocycle, containing 5 carbon atoms and one nitrogen atom, formally derived by the hydrogenation of pyridine; many of its derivatives are alkaloids or pharmaceuticals.
-idine English (eng) (chemistry) Denotes a chemical compound related to others; alpha-2 adrenergic receptor agonists.
pethidine English (eng) (pharmaceutical drug) A fast-acting opioid analgesic drug used in the treatment of severe pain. [from 20th c.].

Words with the same origin as pethidine

Descendants of ethyl
dichloroethane diiodoethane eth- ethane ethanol ethionic acid phosphatidylethanolamine phosphorylethanolamine polythene
Descendants of piperidine
aminoethylpiperazine diphenylmethylpiperazine naphthylpiperazine oxopiperazine phenylpiperazine picaridine piperazine piperidinium piperidinyl piperonylpiperazine pyridinylpiperazine pyrimidinylpiperazine
Descendants of -idine
chlorhexidine pteridine ranitidine