enediol

noun, often attributive ene·di·ol

Definition of enediol

plural

-s

  1. :  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

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Origin and Etymology of enediol

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


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