variants or ox-
: containing oxygen in place of carbon or regarded as in place of carbon usually in place of the methylene group −CH2
10H-9-oxaanthracene
oxazacycloheptane
compare aza-, thia-

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary, from ox- entry 1 + -a-

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“Oxa-.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/oxa-. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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