Arsine vs Cacodyl - What's the difference?

arsine | cacodyl |


As nouns the difference between arsine and cacodyl

is that arsine is (inorganic compound|uncountable) a compound of arsenic and hydrogen, ash3, a colorless and exceedingly poisonous gas, having an odor like garlic while cacodyl is (chemistry) the dimethylarsine radical (ch3)2as-.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

arsine

English

Noun

  • (inorganic compound, uncountable) A compound of arsenic and hydrogen, AsH3, a colorless and exceedingly poisonous gas, having an odor like garlic.
  • (organic chemistry, countable) Any organic derivative of this compound, or of diarsane, triarsane etc.
  • Synonyms

    * arsane * arsenic trihydride * arseniuretted hydrogen * arsenous hydride * hydrogen arsenide

    Derived terms

    * trimethyl arsine * arsinic

    See also

    * arsane * arsonium * arsorane

    Anagrams

    * * * ----

    cacodyl

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • (chemistry) The dimethylarsine radical (CH3)2As-
  • (chemistry) tetramethyldiarsine formally derived from two of these radicals; an evil-smelling liquid that spontaneously combusts in air
  • Derived terms

    * cacodyl oxide * cacodylate * cacodylic