tetrasilicide etymology

English word tetrasilicide comes from English silicide, English tetra- (Four.)

Detailed word origin of tetrasilicide

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
silicide English (eng) (inorganic chemistry) Any compound of silicon with a more electropositive element.
tetra- English (eng) Four.
tetrasilicide English (eng) (inorganic chemistry) Any silicide having four silicon atoms.

Words with the same origin as tetrasilicide

Descendants of silicide
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 tetrasodium tetrastarch tetrasulfonated uranium tetraiodide