Hydroxy



1.
a combining form used in the names of chemical compounds in which the hydroxyl group is present:
hydroxyketone.
[hahy-drok-suh l] /haɪˈdrɒk səl/
adjective
1.
containing the .
/haɪˈdrɒksɪ/
adjective
1.
(of a chemical compound) containing one or more hydroxyl groups
combining form
1.
(in chemical compounds) indicating the presence of one or more hydroxyl groups or ions
/haɪˈdrɒksɪl/
noun
1.
(modifier) of, consisting of, or containing the monovalent group -OH or the ion OH–: a hydroxyl group or radical

hydroxy- pref.
Having, adding, or substituting a hydroxyl radical in a compound: hydroxyapatite.

hydroxyl hy·drox·yl (hī-drŏk’sĭl)
n.
The univalent radical or group OH, a characteristic component of bases, certain acids, phenols, alcohols, carboxylic and sulfonic acids, and amphoteric compounds.
hydroxy
(hī-drŏk’sē)
Containing the hydroxyl group (OH).
hydroxyl
(hī-drŏk’sĭl)
The group OH. Hydroxyl is present in bases, certain acids, hydroxides, and alcohols.

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