polyhydric


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pol·y·hy·dric

 (pŏl′ē-hī′drĭk)
adj.
Containing at least two hydroxyl groups.
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polyhydric

(ˌpɒlɪˈhaɪdrɪk)
adj
(Chemistry) another word for polyhydroxy, esp when applied to alcohols
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To control the gelation process, substances susceptible to slow hydrolysis in the alkaline solution, such as esters of polyhydric alcohols, should be used [1-5].
10,076,476 B2; Colgate-Palmolive Company, New York, has patented an oral care composition comprising a peroxide source, polyhydric alcohol and a surfactant system having an HLB value between 4 and 13.
Dianhydrides are dissolved or suspended in a polyhydric alcohol forming precursor A.
A majority of materials including inorganic compounds, organic compounds, and their mixtures were used as PCMs, which can be further classified into inorganic PCMs and organic PCMs, such as paraffin waxes, fatty acids, polyhydric alcohol, and n-alkanes [17].
Akiyama et al., "Intercalation of polyhydric alcohols into Mg-Al layered double hydroxide by calcination-rehydration reaction," Clay Sci, vol.
D-Sorbitol, less commonly known as D-glucitol, is a polyhydric alcohol with about half the sweetness of sucrose (Figure 1).
* Aliphatic polycarboxylic acid, polymer with alicyclic polyhydric alcohol and polyoxyalkylene (generic) when used as an additive for a polymer.
An oil such as soya or linseed is reacted with a polyhydric alcohol such as pentaerythritol via trans-esterification.
Pentaerythritol (Penta) is a white crystalline polyhydric alcohol containing four primary hydroxyl groups.
The wood can be liquefied in the presence of phenol or polyhydric alcohols with an acid catalyst at a temperature of 120[degrees]C to 180[degrees]C or without a catalyst at approximately 250[degrees]C.