hexamethylene

noun
hexa·​methylene | \ "+ \

Definition of hexamethylene

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

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History and Etymology for hexamethylene

International Scientific Vocabulary hexa- + methylene

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“Hexamethylene.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hexamethylene. Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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