Medical Dictionary

hydroxylation

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noun hy·drox·y·la·tion \hī-ˌdräk-sə-ˈlā-shən\

Medical Definition of hydroxylation

  1. :  the introduction of hydroxyl into an ion or radical usually by the replacement of hydrogen

hydroxylate

\-ˈdräk-sə-ˌlāt\play transitive verb

hydroxylated

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hydroxylating


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