Go to 'thermo-' entry Go to 'dino-' entry Go to 'chondro-' entry Go to 'aero-' entry Go to '-logy' entry Go to 'thaumato-' entry Go to 'nano-' entry Go to '-sophy' entry Go to 'bucco-' entry Go to '-ism' entry Go to '-lysis' entry Go to 'galacto-' entry Go to '-anthropy' entry Go to 'pneumo-' entry Go to '-ploitation' entry Go to '-lithic' entry Go to '-sepalous' entry Go to 'onco-' entry Go to '-parous' entry Go to 'dermato-' entry Go to 'multi-' entry Go to 'dodeca-' entry Go to '-zoon' entry Go to 'vermi-' entry Go to 'crystallo-' entry Go to 'biblio-' entry Go to 'eco-' entry Go to 'juxta-' entry Go to 'facio-' entry
Affixes: the building blocks of English
Affixes: the building blocks of English

Thematic index of Chemical radicals

acet(o)-Acetic acid or the acetyl group.
acid(o)-Acid; sharp or sour.
-al2An aldehyde.
aldo-An aldehyde.
amid(o)-The CONH2- group in chemical compounds.
amino-The amine group, NH2—.
-ane1Saturated straight-chain (aliphatic) hydrocarbons.
but-Four-carbon chains of atoms.
carboxy-The carboxyl group.
chem(o)-Chemistry; chemical compounds; chemical reactions.
cyan(o)-The colour blue, especially dark blue; cyanide or a derivative.
dehydro-Loss of hydrogen.
deoxy-Loss of oxygen.
-ene1Hydrocarbons.
eth-A two-carbon chain of atoms.
ethox(y)-The ethoxyl radical.
hydroxy-Hydroxyl; hydroxide.
-idineOrganic ring compounds containing nitrogen.
imid(o)-Various amine derivatives.
-itolPolyhydric alcohols.
ket(o)-Ketone.
mercapto-The chemical radical —SH.
met(a)-Change of position or condition; behand, after, or beyond; of a higher or second-order kind; chemical substitution.
meth(o)-The methyl radical, —CH3.
methoxy-The methoxyl radical, CH3O—
naphth(o)-Napthalene.
nitr(o)-Containing nitrogen, nitric acid, or nitrates.
nor-An organic compound that is the parent of another.
-oicA carboxyl group or its derivative.
-olAn alcohol or phenol.
-ole1Organic chemical compounds.
-on2Inert gases.
-oneVarious chemical compounds, especially ketones.
-onicOrganic acids.
organo-Bodily organs; organic chemical compounds.
-ose2Sugars and other carbohydrates.
oxy-1Sharp, acid.
phen(o)-Benzene compounds; showing.
prop-A three-carbon chain of atoms.
-uretA binary compound.
-valentCombining power.
-ylForming names of chemical radicals.
-yneHydrocarbons containing a triple bond.

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