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polyhydroxy

[pol-ee-hahy-drok-see] /ˌpɒl i haɪˈdrɒk si/
adjective, Chemistry
1.
containing two or more hydroxyl groups.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95; poly- + hydroxy
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British Dictionary definitions for poly hydroxy

polyhydroxy

/ˌpɒlɪhaɪˈdrɒksɪ/
adjective
1.
(of a chemical compound) containing two or more hydroxyl groups per molecule Also polyhydric
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