noun hexa·methylene \"+\

Definition of hexamethylene

  1. 1 :  cyclohexane

  2. 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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Origin and Etymology of hexamethylene

International Scientific Vocabulary hexa- + methylene

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