dihydroxy-
combining form containing two hydroxyl groups <
dihydroxyacetone
>

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  • dihydroxy- — ou dioxy ❖ ♦ Élément utilisé en chimie, de di , hydr , hydro et oxy(le), indiquant la présence, dans une molécule, de deux substitutions par un radical hydroxyle …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • dihydroxy — di·hy·droxy .dī hī dräk sē adj containing two hydroxyl groups in a molecule often used in combination * * * di·hy·droxy (di″hi drokґse) a compound containing two molecules of the hydroxy (OH) radical; used also as a prefix (dihydroxy ) to… …   Medical dictionary

  • dihydroxy — |dīˌhī|dräksē adjective Etymology: dihydroxy : containing two hydroxyl groups in the molecule * * * /duy huy drok see/, adj. Chem. (of a molecule) containing two hydroxyl groups. [DI 1 + HYDROXY] …   Useful english dictionary

  • dihydroxy — /duy huy drok see/, adj. Chem. (of a molecule) containing two hydroxyl groups. [DI 1 + HYDROXY] * * * …   Universalium

  • dihydroxy — adjective containing two hydroxy functional groups …   Wiktionary

  • dihydroxy- — Prefix denoting addition of two hydroxyl groups; as a suffix, becomes diol …   Medical dictionary

  • dihydroxy — di·hy·droxy …   English syllables

  • dihydroxy- — combining form Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary di + hydroxy : containing two hydroxyl groups in names of chemical compounds dihydroxysuccinic acid …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dihydroxy-acid dehydratase — Identifiers EC number 4.2.1.9 CAS number 9024 32 2 …   Wikipedia

  • dihydroxy benzene — Hydroquinone Hy dro*qui none, n. [Hydro , 2 + quinone.] (Chem.) A white crystalline substance, {C6H4(OH)2}, obtained by the reduction of quinone. It is a diacid phenol, resembling, and metameric with, pyrocatechin and resorcin. Called also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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