hexyl

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noun hex·yl \ˈhek-səl\

Definition of hexyl

  1. :  any of various isomeric alkyl radicals C6H13− derived from hexane

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hexyl

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noun hex·yl \ˈhek-səl\

Medical Definition of hexyl

  1. :  an alkyl radical C6H13 derived from a hexane


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