plural -s
often attributive
: an organic compound characterized by the grouping >C(OH)−C(OH)< containing 2 hydroxyl groups adjacent to a double bond
a reducing sugar can form an enediol

Word History


International Scientific Vocabulary ene- (from -ene) + diol

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“Enediol.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/enediol. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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