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diol

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noun di·ol \ˈdī-ˌōl, -ˌȯl\

Definition of diol

  1. :  a compound containing two hydroxyl groups



Origin of diol

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1920


Medical Dictionary

noun di·ol \ˈdī-ˌȯl, -ˌōl\

Medical Definition of diol

  1. :  a compound containing two hydroxyl groups




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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "diol" Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about "diol"


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