tetrahydroxy

[te-truh-hahy-drok-see]

adjective Chemistry.

(of a molecule) containing four hydroxyl groups.

Nearby words

  1. tetrahydro-,
  2. tetrahydrocannabidinol,
  3. tetrahydrocannabinol,
  4. tetrahydrofuran,
  5. tetrahydrogestrinone,
  6. tetrahydrozoline,
  7. tetrahymena,
  8. tetralite,
  9. tetralogy,
  10. tetralogy of fallot

Origin of tetrahydroxy

tetra- + hydroxy

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