polysiloxane etymology

English word polysiloxane comes from English poly- (Many. Polymer.), English siloxane

Detailed word origin of polysiloxane

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
poly- English (eng) Many. Polymer.
siloxane English (eng) (organic chemistry) any of a class of compound having a short repeating unit of silicon and oxygen atoms (either in a chain or a ring) with organic side chains.
polysiloxane English (eng) (chemistry) Any of many polymers having a siloxane repeat unit.

Words with the same origin as polysiloxane

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
Descendants of siloxane