hexahydroxy

adjective
hexa·​hydroxy | \ ¦heksə+ \

Definition of hexahydroxy

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: containing six hydroxyl groups in the molecule

hexahydroxy-

combining form

Definition of hexahydroxy- (Entry 2 of 2)

: containing six hydroxyl groups in names of chemical compounds

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History and Etymology for hexahydroxy

Adjective

hexahydroxy-

Combining form

International Scientific Vocabulary hexa- + hydroxy-

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“Hexahydroxy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hexahydroxy. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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