succinyl etymology

English word succinyl comes from English oxygen, English succinic ((organic chemistry) Of or pertaining to succinic acid.)

Detailed word origin of succinyl

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
oxygen English (eng) (countable) An atom of this element.. (medicine) A mixture of oxygen and other gases, administered to a patient to help him or her to breathe.. A chemical element (symbol O) with an atomic number of 8 and relative atomic mass of 15.9994.. Molecular oxygen (O2), a colorless, odorless gas at room temperature.
succinic English (eng) (organic chemistry) Of or pertaining to succinic acid.
succinyl English (eng) (organic chemistry, especially in combination) A radical derived from succinic acid.

Words with the same origin as succinyl

Descendants of oxygen
Cwm Silicon Silicon Glen Silicon Valley aminoanthraquinone anoxic carbon chyazic acid disiloxane halon hydrogen hydrogode ketoxime oligosiloxane oxime pentasiloxane phlorone polysilicon quinoid quinone silico- silicoflagellate silicon photonics sodium thucholite trisiloxane
Descendants of succinic
succinamic succinate succinylacetone