adjective Chemistry.
(especially of alcohols and phenols) dihydroxy.

1875–80; di-1 + -hydric

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dihydric (daɪˈhaɪdrɪk)
(of an alcohol) containing two hydroxyl groups per molecule

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Other possible routes of metabolism include reduction of amino-compounds or oxidation to dihydric-nitrophenols.
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