Nomenclature vs Heterophane - What's the difference?

nomenclature | heterophane |


As nouns the difference between nomenclature and heterophane

is that nomenclature is (obsolete) a name while heterophane is (organic chemistry) in the nomenclature of complex organic compounds, any derivative of a phane in which a carbon atom is replaced by a heteroatom.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

nomenclature

Noun

  • (obsolete) A name.
  • A set of names or terms.
  • A set of rules used for forming the names or terms in a particular field of arts or sciences.
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  • It is also pertinent to note that the current obvious decline in work on holarctic hepatics most surely reflects a current obsession with cataloging and with nomenclature of the organisms—as divorced from their study as living entities.

    Synonyms

    * terminology

    Derived terms

    * zoological nomenclature

    See also

    * taxonomy

    heterophane

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (organic chemistry) In the nomenclature of complex organic compounds, any derivative of a phane in which a carbon atom is replaced by a heteroatom