Octakis meaning

(mathematics) A variant of octo-, used for multiplication with a second numerical prefix: octakishexahedron.
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(chemistry) A variant of octo-, used for substitutions of eight complex rather than simple units: octakis(dimethylamino)tetraphosphonitrile.
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Origin of octakis

  • From Ancient Greek οκτάκις (oktakis, “eight times”).

    From Wiktionary