polysulfone etymology

English word polysulfone comes from English sulfone, English poly- (Many. Polymer.)

Detailed word origin of polysulfone

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
sulfone English (eng) (organic chemistry) any of a class or organic compounds that have a sulfonyl functional group attached to two carbon atoms; drugs of this structure have been used to treat leprosy.
poly- English (eng) Many. Polymer.
polysulfone English (eng) (chemistry) Any of a several classes of thermoplastic polymers whose repeat units contain a sulfone.

Words with the same origin as polysulfone

Descendants of sulfone
sulfonal
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