secondary alcohol


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sec·on·dar·y al·co·hol

an alcohol characterized by the bivalent atom group,

sec·on·dar·y al·co·hol

(sek'ŏn-dar-ē al'kŏ-hol)
An alcohol characterized by the bivalent atom group, -CH(OH)-.
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Variations of heat of reaction with primary, secondary, and hindered secondary alcohol groups.
The abuse of alcohol can then result in unintentional injury to the drinker, as well as secondary alcohol effects to those exposed to the drinking behaviors of others (Logan et al.
1] (4) was due to the C-O stretching of ether and secondary alcohol groups.