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tetrahydric

[te-truh-hahy-drik] /ˌtɛ trəˈhaɪ drɪk/
adjective, Chemistry
1.
(especially of alcohols and phenols) tetrahydroxy.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; tetra- + -hydric
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Examples for tetrahydric
  • Cyclic ether tetrahydric alcohols derivable from sorbitol by removal of one molecule of water.

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