protochloride etymology

English word protochloride comes from English chloride, English proto-

Detailed word origin of protochloride

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.
proto- English (eng) (chemistry) Relating to protons and/or positive charge.. (linguistics, genetics) most recent common ancestor (often hypothetical) of. First.
protochloride English (eng) (inorganic chemistry) Any of a series of chlorides of a particular metal that has the fewest atoms of chlorine per molecule.

Words with the same origin as protochloride

Descendants of chloride
chloridaemia chloridate chloridic chloridise chloridize hypochloridaemia
Descendants of proto-
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