Hydroxy definition

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Containing or related to hydroxyl.
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Of or containing the hydroxyl group.
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Hydroxyl.

Hydroxybutyric acid.

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Containing the hydroxyl group (OH).
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(chemistry) Being, or containing a hydroxyl radical.
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Origin of hydroxy

  • From hydroxyl

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition