tetrahydrochloride etymology

English word tetrahydrochloride comes from English hydrochloride, English tetra- (Four.)

Detailed word origin of tetrahydrochloride

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
hydrochloride English (eng) (chemistry) A compound of hydrochloric acid with an organic base such as an amine.
tetra- English (eng) Four.
tetrahydrochloride English (eng) (chemistry, especially in combination) Any compound containing four hydrochloride groups.

Words with the same origin as tetrahydrochloride

Descendants of tetra-
carbon tetrachloride silver tribromide tellurium tetraiodide tetrabarbital tetrabasic tetraborate tetrachloride tetrachromacy tetrachromatic tetradelphous tetradelphy tetraene tetrafluoride tetranitro tetranucleosome tetraparalogous tetrapartite tetraphobia tetraquark tetrasialic tetrasilicide tetrasodium tetrastarch tetrasulfonated uranium tetraiodide