hexa-

combining form
variants: or hex-

Definition of hexa-

1 :six
  • hexaploid
2 :containing six atoms, groups, or equivalents
  • hexane

Origin and Etymology of hexa-

Greek, from hex six — more at six


HEXA- Defined for Kids

hexa-

prefix
variants: or hex-

Definition of hexa- for Students

:six
  • hexagon

Medical Dictionary

hex A

noun \ ˌheks-ˈā \

medical Definition of hex A


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