polyvidone etymology

English word polyvidone comes from English polyvinyl, English pyrrolidone

Detailed word origin of polyvidone

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
polyvinyl English (eng) (chemistry) designating any polymer derived from a vinyl compound (chemistry) Any polymer derived from a vinyl compound.
pyrrolidone English (eng) (chemistry) any of a class of heterocyclic ketones derived from a pyrrolidine; especially 2-pyrrolidone, the simplest γ-lactam.
polyvidone English (eng) Polyvinyl pyrrolidone.