[ pol-ee-hahy-drik ]
/ ˌpɒl iˈhaɪ drɪk /
(especially of alcohols and phenols) polyhydroxy.
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British Dictionary definitions for polyhydric
/ (ˌpɒlɪˈhaɪdrɪk) /
another word for polyhydroxy, esp when applied to alcohols
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Medical definitions for polyhydric
[ pŏl′ē-hī′drĭk ]
Containing more than one hydroxyl group.
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