trihydroxy

trihydroxy

[trahy-hahy-drok-see]
adjective Chemistry.
containing three hydroxyl groups.

Origin:
1900–05; tri- + hydroxy, independent use of hydroxy-

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trihydric or trihydroxy (traɪˈhaɪdrɪk, ˌtraɪhaɪˈdrɒksɪ)
 
adj
(of an alcohol or similar compound) containing three hydroxyl groups
 
trihydroxy or trihydroxy
 
adj

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