polyphenylenevinylene etymology

English word polyphenylenevinylene comes from English poly- (Many. Polymer.), English phenylenevinylene

Detailed word origin of polyphenylenevinylene

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
poly- English (eng) Many. Polymer.
phenylenevinylene English (eng) (organic chemistry, especially in combination) The divalent radical derived from phenylene and vinylene (used especially as a polymer).
polyphenylenevinylene English (eng) (organic chemistry) A polymer of phenylenevinylene that conducts electricity and is capable of electroluminescence.

Words with the same origin as polyphenylenevinylene

Descendants of poly-
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