hexyl

noun
hex·​yl | \ ˈhek-səl How to pronounce hexyl (audio) \

Definition of hexyl

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

First Known Use of hexyl

1869, in the meaning defined above

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“Hexyl.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hexyl. Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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hexyl

noun
hex·​yl | \ ˈhek-səl How to pronounce hexyl (audio) \

Medical Definition of hexyl

: an alkyl radical C6H13 derived from a hexane

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