dihydroxy-

combining form

Definition of dihydroxy-

: containing two hydroxyl groups dihydroxyacetone

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“Dihydroxy-.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dihydroxy-. Accessed 28 January 2020.

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dihydroxy

adjective
di·​hy·​droxy | \ ˌdī-hī-ˈdräk-sē How to pronounce dihydroxy (audio) \

Medical Definition of dihydroxy

: containing two hydroxyl groups in a molecule often used in combination

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