polyol

noun
poly·​ol | \ ˈpäl-ē-ˌȯl How to pronounce polyol (audio) , -ˌōl How to pronounce polyol (audio) \

Medical Definition of polyol

: a compound (as sorbitol or pentaerythritol) containing usually several alcoholic hydroxyl groups

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“Polyol.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/polyol. Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

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