hexyl

[hek-sil]

Origin of hexyl

First recorded in 1865–70; hex- + -yl
Related formshex·yl·ic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for hexyl

hexyl

noun
  1. (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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hexyl in Medicine

hexyl

[hĕksəl]
n.
  1. The univalent hydrocarbon radical, C6H13.
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hexyl in Science

hexyl

[hĕksəl]
  1. The radical C6H13, derived from hexane.
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