[ dahy-awl, -ol ]
/ ˈdaɪ ɔl, -ɒl /
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British Dictionary definitions for diol
/ (ˈdaɪɒl) /
chem any of a class of alcohols that have two hydroxyl groups in each moleculeAlso called: glycol, dihydric alcohol
Word Origin for diol
from di- 1 + (alcoh) ol
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Medical definitions for diol
Relating to a compound having two hydroxyl groups added, especially a glycol:ethandiol.
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Scientific definitions for diol
[ dī′ôl, -ŏl ]
An alcohol containing two hydroxyl groups per molecule.
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