Hexacid Hex`ac"id, a. [Hex- + acid.] (Chem.) Having six atoms or radicals capable of being replaced by acids; hexatomic; hexavalent; -- said of bases; as, mannite is a hexacid base. [1913 Webster]

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  • Isodulcite — I so*dul cite, n. [Iso + dulcite.] (Chem.) A white, crystalline, sugarlike substance, obtained by the decomposition of certain glucosides, and intermediate in nature between the hexacid alcohols (dulcite, mannite, etc.) and the glucoses. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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