tetraene etymology

English word tetraene comes from English -ene, English tetra- (Four.)

Detailed word origin of tetraene

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ene English (eng) (organic chemistry) An aromatic hydrocarbon based on benzene.. (organic chemistry) An unsaturated hydrocarbon having at least one double bond; an alkene.. A polymer derived from an alkene. A single-atom thick two-dimensional layer of atoms.
tetra- English (eng) Four.
tetraene English (eng) (organic chemistry, especially in combination) Any compound having four carbon-carbon double bonds.

Words with the same origin as tetraene

Descendants of -ene
Crimplene abietene anilinonaphthalene azylene butylene cannabene diene ethylene graphane graphene kerosene kerosenish longifolene naphthalene naphthaleneacetic acid nonethylene olibene oligoethylene glycol polyethylene polystyrene polythene sequoiene styrene triene triethylene
Descendants of tetra-
carbon tetrachloride silver tribromide tellurium tetraiodide tetrabarbital tetrabasic tetraborate tetrachloride tetrachromacy tetrachromatic tetradelphous tetradelphy tetrafluoride tetranitro tetranucleosome tetraparalogous tetrapartite tetraphobia tetraquark tetrasialic tetrasilicide tetrasodium tetrastarch tetrasulfonated uranium tetraiodide