[ hek-sil ]
/ ˈhɛk sɪl /
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containing a hexyl group.
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British Dictionary definitions for hexyl
/ (ˈhɛksɪl) /
(modifier) of, consisting of, or containing the group of atoms C 6 H 13, esp the isomeric form of this group, CH 3 (CH 2) 4 CH 2 -a hexyl group or radical
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Medical definitions for hexyl
[ hĕk′səl ]
The univalent hydrocarbon radical, C6H13.
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Scientific definitions for hexyl
[ hĕk′səl ]
The radical C6H13, derived from hexane.
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