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polyhydroxy

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adjective poly·hy·droxy \-hī-ˈdräk-sē\

Definition of polyhydroxy

  1. :  containing more than one hydroxyl group in the molecule



Circa 1929

First Known Use of polyhydroxy

circa 1929


Medical Dictionary

polyhydroxy

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adjective poly·hy·droxy \-hī-ˈdräk-sē\

Medical Definition of polyhydroxy

  1. :  containing more than one hydroxyl group in the molecule




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