polyalcohol

noun poly·al·co·hol \ ˌpä-lē-ˈal-kə-ˌhȯl \

Definition of polyalcohol

: an alcohol (such as a diol) that contains more than one hydroxyl group

First Known Use of polyalcohol

1900


Medical Dictionary

polyalcohol

noun poly·al·co·hol \ ˌpäl-ē-ˈal-kə-ˌhȯl \

medical Definition of polyalcohol

: an alcohol (as ethylene glycol) that contains more than one hydroxyl group

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