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By Alexander Senning

Noting a marked loss of comprehensiveness and/or contemporaneity between standard reference works on chemical etymology, in addition to a a bit spotty insurance of chemical phrases and their etymology in complete dictionaries and textbooks the writer determined to put in writing an up to date table reference on chemical etymology which might fulfill the wishes of informal readers in addition to these of extra tough clients of etymological lore. attribute straightforward positive factors of the current paintings contain avoidance of bulky abbreviations, avoidance of entries in overseas alphabets, and a vast insurance of all chemical disciplines together with mineralogy. organic, clinical, geological, actual and mathematical phrases are just thought of the place they seem of curiosity to mainstream chemists.This ebook doesn't supply definitions of phrases (unless required within the etymological context) nor advice as to the timeliness of other nomenclature platforms. the common consumer will from the outset be good conscious of the precise that means of the phrases she or he makes a speciality of and in basic terms require the etymological history for use. Examples of assets that have been drawn upon within the education of this e-book, except the tremendous precious net source Google, are indexed, yet an arduous enumeration will be tiresome and impractical.. * an up to date table reference on chemical etymology* attribute effortless beneficial properties* extensive insurance of all chemical disciplines

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Braun (1890-1872) Bray-Liebhafsky reaction named for the US chemist William Crowell Bray (1879-1946) and the Hungarian-US chemist H. A. ), ultimately named after Brazil, and -in(e) breccia a rock species, derived from breccia (Italian: (broken) stone) Bredereck’s reagent named for the German chemist Helmut Bredereck (1904-1981) Bredt’s rule named for the German chemist Konrad Julius Bredt (1855-1937) 54 brefeldin derived from the specific epithet of the fungal species name Penicillium brefeldianum Dodge, after the German botanist and bacteriologist Oskar Brefeld (1839-1925), and -in(e) breithauptite NiSb, named for the German mineralogist Johann Friedrich August Breithaupt (17911873) Bremen blue Cu(OH)2, named for the city of Bremen, Germany Bremen green named for the city of Bremen, Germany brevetoxin derived from the specific epithet of the species name Ptychodicus brevis Davis (a dinoflagellate), from brevis (Latin: short), and toxin brevium Pa, an unsuccessfully suggested name for protactinium; probably derived from brevis (Latin: short) on account of this radioactive element’s short half-life brianite Na2CaMg(PO4)2, named for the US scientist Brian Harold Mason (born 1917) Briggs-Rauscher reaction named for the 20th century US chemists Thomas S.

A. ), ultimately named after Brazil, and -in(e) breccia a rock species, derived from breccia (Italian: (broken) stone) Bredereck’s reagent named for the German chemist Helmut Bredereck (1904-1981) Bredt’s rule named for the German chemist Konrad Julius Bredt (1855-1937) 54 brefeldin derived from the specific epithet of the fungal species name Penicillium brefeldianum Dodge, after the German botanist and bacteriologist Oskar Brefeld (1839-1925), and -in(e) breithauptite NiSb, named for the German mineralogist Johann Friedrich August Breithaupt (17911873) Bremen blue Cu(OH)2, named for the city of Bremen, Germany Bremen green named for the city of Bremen, Germany brevetoxin derived from the specific epithet of the species name Ptychodicus brevis Davis (a dinoflagellate), from brevis (Latin: short), and toxin brevium Pa, an unsuccessfully suggested name for protactinium; probably derived from brevis (Latin: short) on account of this radioactive element’s short half-life brianite Na2CaMg(PO4)2, named for the US scientist Brian Harold Mason (born 1917) Briggs-Rauscher reaction named for the 20th century US chemists Thomas S.

Bashkirov (1903-1982) Basolo rule named for the US chemist Fred Basolo (born 1920) basophilic derived from base and -philic bassanite 2CaSO4⋅H2O, named for the Italian paleontologist Francesco Bassani (18531916) bastnäsite (hamartite) Ce(CO3)F, La(CO3)F, Y(CO3)F, named after this mineral’s locality Bastnäs mine, Riddarhyttan, Västmanland, Sweden bathmometry derived from bathmos (Greek: step) and metry - bathochromic derived from bathos (Greek: depth) and bathyderived from bathys (Greek: deep) batrachotoxin C31H42N2O6, derived from batrach(o)- and toxin batyl alcohol C21H44O3, derived from the genus name Batis (fish), from batis (Greek: a flat fish) Baudisch reaction named for the Austrian-US chemist Oskar Baudisch (1881-1950) Baumé scale named for the French pharmacist A.

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