hydroxy-


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hydroxy-

combining form
(Elements & Compounds) (in chemical compounds) indicating the presence of one or more hydroxyl groups or ions
[from hydro- + oxy(gen)]
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hydroxy-

a combining form used in the names of chemical compounds in which the hydroxyl group is present: hydroxyketone.
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