tetrahydric

[te-truh-hahy-drik]

adjective Chemistry.

(especially of alcohols and phenols) tetrahydroxy.

Nearby words

  1. tetragrammaton,
  2. tetrahedral,
  3. tetrahedrite,
  4. tetrahedron,
  5. tetrahydrate,
  6. tetrahydro-,
  7. tetrahydrocannabidinol,
  8. tetrahydrocannabinol,
  9. tetrahydrofuran,
  10. tetrahydrogestrinone

Origin of tetrahydric

First recorded in 1885–90; tetra- + -hydric

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