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dihydroxy

[ dahy-hahy-drok-see ]
/ ˌdaɪ haɪˈdrɒk si /
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adjective Chemistry.
(of a molecule) containing two hydroxyl groups.
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Origin of dihydroxy

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How to use dihydroxy in a sentence

  • It is of interest to note that in this case a monosulpho-acid gives a dihydroxy-derivative.

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