phosphorane etymology

English word phosphorane comes from English phosphor, English -ane

Detailed word origin of phosphorane

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
phosphor English (eng) (chemistry) Any of various compounds of transition metals or of rare earths that exhibit phosphorescence.
-ane English (eng) (chemistry) A simple binary compound of hydrogen and a nonmetal or metalloid.. (organic chemistry) A saturated hydrocarbon; an alkane.. Variant of -an, usually with differentiation (germane, humane, urbane), but sometimes alone (mundane).
phosphorane English (eng) (chemistry) the hydride of phosphorus PH5 and any of its hydrocarbyl derivatives.

Words with the same origin as phosphorane

Descendants of phosphor
Descendants of -ane
bromomethane butane cyclobutane epoxyethane ethane fluoromethane isobutane isohexane isooctane labdane ladderane methane methanesulfonic acid n-butane n-heptane nitromethane nonmethane octanal octane octanolysis olympiadane propane propanelike pterodactylane sulfurane