Origin of dioxindi- + ox(a)- + -in
Origin of dioxindi–1 + ox(o)– + –in.
- (organic chemistry) any of a broad range of toxic or carcinogenic halogenated polycyclic compounds that occur as byproducts of herbicides
- (organic chemistry) the parent compound, dibenzo-p-dioxin, in which two benzene rings are connected vio two oxygen atoms; oxanthrene
- (organic chemistry) the unsaturated six-membered heterocycle having four carbon atoms, two oxygen atoms and two double bonds