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tri·ol(trī′ôl′, -ōl′, -ŏl′)
A chemical compound containing three hydroxyl groups.
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(Elements & Compounds) any of a class of alcohols that have three hydroxyl groups per molecule. Also called: trihydric alcohol
[from tri- + -ol1]
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tri•ol(ˈtraɪ ɔl, -ɒl)
a chemical compound having three hydroxyl groups.
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