thioalkaloid etymology

English word thioalkaloid comes from English thio-, English alkaloid

Detailed word origin of thioalkaloid

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
thio- English (eng) (chemistry) containing sulfur / sulphur, especially a compound in which oxygen has been replaced by this element.
alkaloid English (eng) (organic chemistry) Any of many organic heterocyclic bases that occur in nature and often have medicinal properties. Relating to, resembling, or containing alkali.
thioalkaloid English (eng) (organic compound) Any alkaloid that has one or more sulfur atom.

Words with the same origin as thioalkaloid

Descendants of thio-
aurothiomalate bisthiourea dialkylthiourea thioacetic acid thioaminal thioanisole thiobarbiturate thiobenzanilide thiocarboxylic thiocyanuric thiodiglycol thioethyl thioformaldehyde thioguanosine thiohemiketal thiometalate thiophilic thiopurine thiopyridone thiopyrimidine thioquinone thiosulfate thiotrophic thiouridine
Descendants of alkaloid