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Of or containing the hydroxyl group.

[From hydroxyl.]


(Elements & Compounds) (of a chemical compound) containing one or more hydroxyl groups
[C19: hydro- + oxy(gen)]
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Adj.1.hydroxy - being or containing a hydroxyl group
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AmLactin alpha hydroxy therapy is said to have more than three times the concentration of lactic acid, a powerful AHA, than in other top-selling therapeutic moisturizers.
Alpha Hydroxy acid: they help in gentle exfoliation of the top layer of the skin, revealing a more youthful-looking skin underneath.
The coralline hydroxy apatite replicated from the exoskeleton of porites [Coralline Hydroxy Apatite Porites (CHAP)] consists of 230-[?
Although it has been proved that hydroxyapatite particles increase in-vitro cellular proliferation and differentiation, not many studies have so far been carried out on the effect of hydroxyapatite nanoparticles stabilized on the polymeric bed of poly hydroxy alkanoate on cellular responds.
Initial calculations suggest that pinenes may form hydroxy-peroxy radicals via addition of hydroxy radical across the double bond, followed by addition of oxygen.
It falls into the set of ingredients called AHA's, or alpha hydroxy acids.
The crosslinking of hydroxy polymeric coatings is well known.
A search with Beilstein on line revealed that the compound might have 1,4 benzoquinone as a nucleus with hydroxy, methyl and methoxy groups as substituents (A).
These pads are soaked in a seriously smoothing solution of hydroxy acids and antioxidant actives.
They contain glycerin, olive oil, alpha hydroxy acids, natural soy oil and other ingredients.
removed the straight-chain hydroxy fatty acids and separated LTX-diol and iso-LTX-diol from the other components (Figure 4B).