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trihydroxy

[ trahy-hahy-drok-see ]
/ ˌtraɪ haɪˈdrɒk si /
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adjective Chemistry.
containing three hydroxyl groups.
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Origin of trihydroxy

1900–05; tri- + hydroxy, independent use of hydroxy-
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How to use trihydroxy in a sentence

  • Another trihydroxy-anthraquinone, although not obtained directly from anthracene, must be claimed as a tar-product.

    Coal|Raphael Meldola
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