tetrasiloxane etymology

English word tetrasiloxane comes from English tetra- (Four.), English siloxane

Detailed word origin of tetrasiloxane

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
tetra- English (eng) Four.
siloxane English (eng) (organic chemistry) any of a class of compound having a short repeating unit of silicon and oxygen atoms (either in a chain or a ring) with organic side chains.
tetrasiloxane English (eng) (organic chemistry) Any siloxane having four -Si-O- groups.

Words with the same origin as tetrasiloxane

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
Descendants of siloxane