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hydroxy-

 
a chemical prefix indicating presence of the univalent radical OH.

hydroxy-

(hī-drok'sē),
Prefix indicating addition or substitution of the -OH group to or in the compound whose name follows.
See also: oxa-, oxo-, oxy-.

hydroxy-

chemical prefix indicating the presence of the univalent radical OH.

hydroxy-

Prefix indicating addition or substitution of the -OH group to or in the compound named after it.
See also: oxa-, oxo-, oxy-

hydroxy-

a chemical prefix indicating presence of the univalent radical −OH.