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-ol

noun suffix
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of -ol

:chemical compound (such as an alcohol or phenol) containing hydroxyl
  • glycerol
  • cresol

Origin and Etymology of -ol

International Scientific Vocabulary, from alcohol


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-ol

noun combining form

Definition of -ol

— see -ole

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-ol

noun combining form

Definition of -ol

:hydrocarbon chemically related to benzene
  • xylol

Origin and Etymology of -ol

International Scientific Vocabulary, from Latin oleum oil — more at oil


Medical Dictionary

ol

abbreviation

medical Definition of ol

oleum

OL

abbreviation

medical Definition of OL

left eye used in writing prescriptions

Origin and Etymology of ol

Latin oculus laevus


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