Definition of cyclohexyl in English:

cyclohexyl

noun

Chemistry
  • [as modifier] Of or denoting the cyclic hydrocarbon radical —C6H11, derived from cyclohexane.

    • ‘This conclusion is supported by the observation that cyclohexyl substrate analogue derivatives, when tested on the bacterial enzyme, manifested exceptionally reduced affinities for the active site with a K I of 422 47 M.’
    • ‘Insertion of the thymine moiety into the angelicin skeleton caused a folding of about 51 of the cyclohexyl moiety.’

Pronunciation:

cyclohexyl

/ˌsʌɪklə(ʊ)ˈhɛksʌɪl/