Definition of hexyl in English:

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hexyl

Pronunciation: /ˈheksəl/

noun

[as modifier] Chemistry
Of or denoting an alkyl radicalCo6H13, derived from hexane.
Example sentences
  • However, during a 24 h topical application of ALA methyl, ethyl, propyl or hexyl ester, no PpIX fluorescence above autofluorescence level was measured in skin outside the application area or in other organs.
  • Iontophoresis of the methyl, ethyl, butyl and hexyl esters of ALA induced significantly enhanced delivery compared with that of ALA itself.
  • The activity of three formulations of MCPA, the acid form, the dimethylamine salt and the 2-ethyl hexyl ester have been investigated in several studies described herein.

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Syllabification: hex·yl

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