tetrylene etymology

English word tetrylene comes from English ethylene, English tetra- (Four.)

Detailed word origin of tetrylene

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
ethylene English (eng) (organic chemistry) The divalent radical derived from ethane.. (organic compound) The common name for the organic chemical compound ethene. The simplest alkene, a colorless gaseous (at room temperature and pressure) hydrocarbon with the chemical formula C2H4.
tetra- English (eng) Four.
tetrylene English (eng) (chemistry) butylene.

Words with the same origin as tetrylene

Descendants of ethylene
ETFE PTFE TFE XL-ETFE ePTFE ethylenic ethylenically melene methene nonylene quartene
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