So green doesn't always contain yellow. A book could be written with all the knowledge from this forum.
Advertizing perhaps, or words invented by writers to simplify things. After all, "ortho-" and "panchromatic" are also words that were invented to fit the sensitizations. Trivial names are often convenient. "Metol" isn't a very good technical description, but is easier to use than... Darn, I can't remember.
Originally Posted by Photo Engineer
The word "Pan-" was registered to AGFA until 1937.
Another name for "super-panchromatic" is "ultra-panchromatic":
(Das Rolleiflex Buch, 1938)