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hydroxyl group

noun
1.
the univalent group –OH, as in inorganic compounds, such as sodium hydroxide, NaOH, or as in organic compounds, such as ethyl alcohol, C 2 H 6 O.
Also called hydroxyl radical.
Origin of hydroxyl group
1880-1885
First recorded in 1880-85
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