hexanoyl

noun
hex·​a·​no·​yl | \ ¦heksə¦nōə̇l; hekˈsanəˌwil, -ˌwēl \
plural -s

Definition of hexanoyl

: caproyl

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History and Etymology for hexanoyl

International Scientific Vocabulary hexan- (from hexanoic acid) + -oyl

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“Hexanoyl.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hexanoyl. Accessed 9 December 2019.

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