- containing the hydroxyl group.
Origin of hydroxyl
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This would then lead to curious conclusions concerning the hydroxyl group.
For instance, an alkyl may be substituted for the hydroxyl hydrogen in an alcohol molecule, when an ether results.
Those four atoms are called the methyl group, and a methyl group combined with a hydroxyl group forms methyl alcohol.
First, the hydrogen is displaced by the chlorine: then the chlorine is turned out and its place taken by the hydroxyl.
- (modifier) of, consisting of, or containing the monovalent group -OH or the ion OH –a hydroxyl group or radical
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- The univalent radical or group OH, a characteristic component of bases, certain acids, phenols, alcohols, carboxylic and sulfonic acids, and amphoteric compounds.
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- The group OH. Hydroxyl is present in bases, certain acids, hydroxides, and alcohols.
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