hexamethylene

noun

hexa·​methylene
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: the bivalent radical −CH2(CH2)4CH2− derived from normal hexane by removal of one hydrogen atom from each end carbon atom

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary hexa- + methylene

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“Hexamethylene.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hexamethylene. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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