polyglycol

noun
poly·​glycol | \ ˈpälē, -lə̇+ \

Definition of polyglycol

: a polyethylene glycol or related compound of the ether-glycol type containing several ether linkages that yields one or more glycols on hydrolysis of these linkages

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poly- + glycol

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“Polyglycol.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/polyglycol. Accessed 18 Apr. 2021.

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