quinoid etymology

English word quinoid comes from English quinone, English -oid

Detailed word origin of quinoid

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
quinone English (eng) (organic compound) Any of a class of aromatic compounds having two carbonyl functional groups in the same six-membered ring.
-oid English (eng) Of similar form to, but not the same as. Having the likeness of. Forms adjectives and nouns.
quinoid English (eng) (organic chemistry) Having a structure based upon a quinone. (organic chemistry) Any substance whose structure is based upon a quinone.

Words with the same origin as quinoid

Descendants of quinone
anthraquinonoid phlorone quinoidization quinonimine quinonoid quinonoxime quinoxyl quinoyl semiquinonic
Descendants of -oid
alkaloid asteroid cannabinoid colloidal cycloid designoid factoid fibroid humanoid insectoid keloid mechanoid mong mongoloid monoid negro opioid paranoid planetoid roid schizoid solenoid sphenoid steroid trapezoid