hydroxylate

verb hy·drox·yl·ate \ hī-ˈdräk-sə-ˌlāt \

Definition of hydroxylate

hydroxylated; hydroxylating
: to introduce hydroxyl into

hydroxylation

play \hī-ˌdräk-sə-ˈlā-shən\ noun

First Known Use of hydroxylate

circa 1909

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