dihydric


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di·hy·dric

 (dī-hī′drĭk)
adj.
Containing two hydroxyl groups.
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dihydric

(daɪˈhaɪdrɪk)
adj
(Chemistry) (of an alcohol) containing two hydroxyl groups per molecule
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