trihydric alcohol

[ trī-hīdrĭk ]

n.

An alcohol containing three hydroxyl groups, such as glycerol.

Nearby words

  1. trihalomethane,
  2. trihedral,
  3. trihedron,
  4. trihydrate,
  5. trihydric,
  6. trihydroxy,
  7. triiodomethane,
  8. triiodothyronine,
  9. trijet,
  10. trijugate


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