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Hydroxy

Hydroxy Meaning & Definition
Hydroxy Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Hydroxy?

[adj] being or containing a hydroxyl group

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Hydroxy In Webster's Dictionary

\Hy*drox"y-\ (Chem.) A combining form, also used adjectively, indicating hydroxyl as an ingredient. {Hydroxy acid} (Chem.), an organic acid, having (besides the hydroxyl group of the carboxyl radical) an alcoholic hydroxyl group, and thus having the qualities of an alcohol in addition to its acid properties; as, lactic and tartaric acids are hydroxy acids.

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