# hexakis-

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**hexakis**

## English[edit]

### Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek *ἑξάκις* (heksákis, “six times”).

### Prefix[edit]

**hexakis-**

- (mathematics) A variant of hexa-, used for multiplication with a second numerical prefix.
- (chemistry) A variant of hexa-, used for substitutions of six complex rather than simple units.

#### Derived terms[edit]

- hexakisoctahedron, a solid figure contained by 48 (six times
*octa-*eight) scalene triangles (= octakishexahedron) - hexakistetrahedron, a solid figure contained by 24 (six times
*tetra-*four) scalene triangles