pyrimidine etymology

English word pyrimidine comes from German Pyrimidin

Detailed word origin of pyrimidine

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
Pyrimidin German (deu)
pyrimidine English (eng) (organic compound) A diazine in which the two nitrogen atoms are in the meta- positions; it is the basis of three of the bases found in DNA and RNA: thymine, uracil and cytosine.

Words with the same origin as pyrimidine

Descendants of Pyrimidin
alkylpyrimidine aminopyrimidine anilinopyrimidine azidopyrimidine diaminopyrimidine dihydropyrimidine fluoropyrimidine homopyrimidine oligopyrimidine pentapyrimidine polypyrimidine pyridopyrimidine pyrimidinedione pyrimidinergic thiopyrimidine