pseudorotaxane etymology

English word pseudorotaxane comes from English pseudo- (False, not genuine, fake.), English rotaxane

Detailed word origin of pseudorotaxane

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
pseudo- English (eng) False, not genuine, fake.
rotaxane English (eng) (chemistry) any complex of two molecules, one of which has the form of a ring, the other having the form of a rod, passing through the ring, and having end-groups too large to pass through the ring.
pseudorotaxane English (eng) (chemistry) Any complex, having the general form of a rotaxane, but in which the linear component does not have bulky end groups.

Words with the same origin as pseudorotaxane

Descendants of pseudo-
polypseudorotaxane pseudo pseudoallergic pseudobranchial pseudocompact pseudoconcave pseudoconvex pseudodementia pseudodiffusion pseudodiscipline pseudoenvironmentalist pseudofruit pseudogenome pseudoholomorphic pseudohyponatremia pseudolithiasis pseudomerohedry pseudomusical pseudoradical pseudoresponse pseudoreversible pseudoriparian pseudoseasonal pseudowire pseudoxanthoma