trihydroxy

[trahy-hahy-drok-see]

adjective Chemistry.

containing three hydroxyl groups.

Nearby words

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

Origin of trihydroxy

1900–05; tri- + hydroxy, independent use of hydroxy-

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