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polyhydric

[pol-ee-hahy-drik] /ˌpɒl iˈhaɪ drɪk/
adjective, Chemistry.
1.
(especially of alcohols and phenols) polyhydroxy.
Origin of polyhydric
1875-1880
First recorded in 1875-80; poly- + hydric1
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British Dictionary definitions for polyhydric

polyhydric

/ˌpɒlɪˈhaɪdrɪk/
adjective
1.
another word for polyhydroxy, esp when applied to alcohols
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polyhydric in Medicine

polyhydric pol·y·hy·dric (pŏl'ē-hī'drĭk)
adj.
Containing more than one hydroxyl group.

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