polychloride etymology

English word polychloride comes from English chloride, English poly- (Many. Polymer.)

Detailed word origin of polychloride

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
chloride English (eng) (chemistry) any salt of hydrochloric acid, such as sodium chloride, or any binary compound of chlorine and another element or radical.
poly- English (eng) Many. Polymer.
polychloride English (eng) (chemistry) (of a molecule or ion) containing three or more chlorine atoms (chemistry) A molecule or ion containing three or more chlorine atoms.

Words with the same origin as polychloride

Descendants of chloride
chloridaemia chloridate chloridic chloridise chloridize hypochloridaemia
Descendants of poly-
polyamorous polyamory polyangular polycarbonate polycarpic polydeism polydiverse polyembryo polyester polyethylene polyfoam polygamous polyglandular polygraph polyketide polymer polyneuritis polyphonic polyphony polypropylene polystyrene polysulfone resin polyurethane polyvinyl styrofoam