triarylphosphine etymology

English word triarylphosphine comes from English phosphine, English triaryl

Detailed word origin of triarylphosphine

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
phosphine English (eng) (dyeing) chrysaniline, often in the form of a salt. (inorganic compound, uncountable) a toxic gas; hydride of phosphorus, PH3. (organic chemistry, countable) any alkyl or aryl derivative of this compound, PR3 (where at least one R is not H).
triaryl English (eng) (organic chemistry, in combination) Three aryl groups in a compound.
triarylphosphine English (eng) (organic chemistry) Any phosphine having three aryl groups.

Words with the same origin as triarylphosphine

Descendants of phosphine
hydrophosphination phosphinic phosphinous phosphinyl