/hek’sit/ A hexadecimal digit (0-9, and A-F or a-f). Used by people who claim that there are only *ten* digits, sixteen-fingered human beings being rather rare, despite what some keyboard designs might seem to imply (see space-cadet keyboard).
hexitol hex·i·tol (hěk’sĭ-tôl’, -tōl’) n. The sugar alcohol obtained on the reduction of a hexose.
- Hexokinase method
hexokinase method n. A highly specific method for determining the concentration of glucose in serum or plasma by spectrophotometrically measuring the NADP formed from hexokinase-catalyzed transformations of glucose and various intermediates.
[hek-sohn] /ˈhɛk soʊn/ noun, Chemistry. 1. any of various organic ketones containing six atoms of carbon in the molecule. 2. . /ˈhɛksəʊn/ noun 1. another name for methyl isobutyl ketone
- Hexone base
hexone base hex·one base (hěk’sōn’) n. See histone base.