ranitidine etymology

English word ranitidine comes from English furan, English nitro- (Containing the nitro functional group. Nitrate, nitrogen.), English -idine

Detailed word origin of ranitidine

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
furan English (eng) (organic compound) Any of a class of aromatic heterocyclic compounds containing a ring of four carbon atoms and an oxygen atom; especially the simplest one, C4H4O.
nitro- English (eng) Containing the nitro functional group. Nitrate, nitrogen.
-idine English (eng) (chemistry) Denotes a chemical compound related to others; alpha-2 adrenergic receptor agonists.
ranitidine English (eng) (pharmacology) A furan which blocks the histamine H2-receptors, to prevent the secretion of gastric acid.

Words with the same origin as ranitidine

Descendants of furan
furoin furyl
Descendants of nitro-
N- N-tert-butyl- NTO TNT narced nitracline nitragin nitramine nitrian nitrilotriacetic nitrimine nitrofurantoin nitrogen nitrogeniferous nitrophilous nitrox
Descendants of -idine
chlorhexidine pethidine pteridine