hexasiloxane etymology

English word hexasiloxane comes from English hexa- (Forming compound words with the sense of "six".), English siloxane

Detailed word origin of hexasiloxane

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
hexa- English (eng) Forming compound words with the sense of "six".
siloxane English (eng) (organic chemistry) any of a class of compound having a short repeating unit of silicon and oxygen atoms (either in a chain or a ring) with organic side chains.
hexasiloxane English (eng) (organic chemistry) Any siloxane having six -Si-O- groups.

Words with the same origin as hexasiloxane

Descendants of hexa-
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Descendants of siloxane