hexahydroxy

1 of 2

adjective

hexa·​hydroxy
¦heksə+
: containing six hydroxyl groups in the molecule

hexahydroxy-

2 of 2

combining form

: containing six hydroxyl groups
in names of chemical compounds

Word History

Etymology

Adjective

hexahydroxy-

Combining form

International Scientific Vocabulary hexa- + hydroxy-

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Dictionary Entries Near hexahydroxy

hexahydrite

hexahydroxy

hexahydroxy-

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“Hexahydroxy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hexahydroxy. Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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