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The univalent hydrocarbon group C6H13.


(Chemistry) (modifier) of, consisting of, or containing the group of atoms C6H13, esp the isomeric form of this group, CH3(CH2)4CH2-: a hexyl group or radical.


(ˈhɛk sɪl)

any of five univalent, isomeric groups with the formula C6H13.
[1865–70; < Greek héx six + -yl]
hex•yl′ic, adj.
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