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HYDROXY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does hydroxy mean? 

HYDROXY (adjective)
  The adjective HYDROXY has 1 sense:

1. being or containing a hydroxyl group

  Familiarity information: HYDROXY used as an adjective is very rare.


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HYDROXY (adjective)


Sense 1hydroxy [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Being or containing a hydroxyl group

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Pertainym:

hydroxyl (the monovalent group -OH in such compounds as bases and some acids and alcohols)


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