tautomerism etymology

English word tautomerism comes from English -ism, English tautomer

Detailed word origin of tautomerism

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ism English (eng) (medicine) Used to form names of conditions or syndromes. Used to form names of a tendency of behaviour, action, state, condition or opinion belonging to a class or group of persons, or the result of a doctrine, ideology or principle or lack thereof.. Used to form names of ideologies expressing belief in the superiority of a certain class within the concept expressed by the root word, or a [...]
tautomer English (eng) (chemistry) Any of the multiple forms of a tautomeric compound.
tautomerism English (eng) (organic chemistry) A form of isomerism in which a dynamic equilibrium between multiple isomers exists, such as that between an enol and a ketone.

Words with the same origin as tautomerism

Descendants of -ism
anarchist anti antimatter atheist bicycle bike bikini billion bipolar criticism cycle doll enthusiasm million nobility noble patriotism refuge surname tourism
Descendants of tautomer
protomer