thiopyrimidine etymology

English word thiopyrimidine comes from English thio-, English pyrimidine

Detailed word origin of thiopyrimidine

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
thio- English (eng) (chemistry) containing sulfur / sulphur, especially a compound in which oxygen has been replaced by this element.
pyrimidine English (eng) (organic compound) A diazine in which the two nitrogen atoms are in the meta- positions; it is the basis of three of the bases found in DNA and RNA: thymine, uracil and cytosine.
thiopyrimidine English (eng) (organic chemistry) Any of several types of derivative of a pyrimidine containing a sulfur atom attached to the ring.

Words with the same origin as thiopyrimidine

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