pseudohalide etymology

English word pseudohalide comes from English pseudo- (False, not genuine, fake.), English halide ((chemistry) A salt of any halogen acid.)

Detailed word origin of pseudohalide

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
pseudo- English (eng) False, not genuine, fake.
halide English (eng) (chemistry) A salt of any halogen acid.
pseudohalide English (eng) (chemistry) A chemical compound that is not a halide, but which resembles a halide in its charge and reactivity.

Words with the same origin as pseudohalide

Descendants of pseudo-
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