enediol

noun, often attributive
ene·​di·​ol | \ ¦ēnˌdī¦ȯl, -ōl \
plural -s

Definition of enediol

: 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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History and Etymology for enediol

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 3 Jul. 2022.

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