hydroxy

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hy·droxy

adjective \hī-ˈdräk-sē\

Definition of HYDROXY

:  being or containing hydroxyl; especially :  containing hydroxyl especially in place of hydrogen —usually used in combination <hydroxyacetic acid>

Origin of HYDROXY

International Scientific Vocabulary, from hydroxyl
First Known Use: 1812

hy·droxy

adjective \hī-ˈdräk-sē\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of HYDROXY

: being or containing hydroxyl; especially : containing hydroxyl in place of hydrogen—often used in combination <hydroxybutyric acid>

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