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hexad

 [hek´sad]
1. a group or combination of six similar or related entities.
2. an element with a valence of six.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

hex·ad

(heks'ad),
A sexivalent element or radical.
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hex·ad

(heks'ad)
A sexivalent element or radical.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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In the Diamond Marimba the arrangement of identities in each hexad is different from that in the Tonality Diamond: compare Genesis of a Music, 159 and 261.