tetraiodide etymology

English word tetraiodide comes from English iodide, English tetra- (Four.)

Detailed word origin of tetraiodide

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
iodide English (eng) (inorganic chemistry) A binary compound of iodine and another element or radical.
tetra- English (eng) Four.
tetraiodide English (eng) (chemistry) any iodide containing four iodine atoms in each molecule.

Words with the same origin as tetraiodide

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