- a compound having three hydroxyl groups.
Origin of triol
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- any of a class of alcohols that have three hydroxyl groups per moleculeAlso called: trihydric alcohol
Word Origin for triol
from tri- + -ol 1
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- An alcohol containing three hydroxyl groups (OH) per molecule.
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