polyhydroxy
adjective Date: circa 1929 containing more than one hydroxyl group in the molecule

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  • polyhydroxy — |pälē, lə̇+ adjective Etymology: poly + hydroxy : containing more than one hydroxyl group in the molecule : polyhydric * * * /pol ee huy drok see/, adj. Chem. containing two or more hydroxyl groups. [1890 95; POLY + HYDROXY] * * * polyhydroxˈy… …   Useful english dictionary

  • polyhydroxy — /pol ee huy drok see/, adj. Chem. containing two or more hydroxyl groups. [1890 95; POLY + HYDROXY] * * * …   Universalium

  • polyhydroxy — adjective Having three or more hydroxy functional groups …   Wiktionary

  • polyhydroxy — poly·hy·droxy hī dräk sē adj containing more than one hydroxyl group in the molecule …   Medical dictionary

  • polyhydroxy — poly·hydroxy …   English syllables

  • polyhydroxy — pol•y•hy•drox•y [[t]ˌpɒl i haɪˈdrɒk si[/t]] adj. chem. containing two or more hydroxyl groups • Etymology: 1890–95 …   From formal English to slang

  • polyhydroxy — /ˌpɒlihaɪˈdrɒksi/ (say .poleehuy droksee) adjective containing a number of hydroxyl groups …   Australian English dictionary

  • polyol — Polyhydroxy alcohol; a sugar that contains many OH ( ol) groups, such as the sugar alcohol s and inositols. p. dehydrogenases oxidizing enzymes that catalyze the dehydrogenation of sugar alcohol s to monosaccharides (in EC class 1.1), e.g., l… …   Medical dictionary

  • polyhydroxyl — polyhydroxy(l, iamond see poly …   Useful english dictionary

  • African armyworm — Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Arthropoda Class: Insecta …   Wikipedia

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