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hydroxy-

 
a chemical prefix indicating presence of the univalent radical OH.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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-.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

hydroxy-

Prefix indicating addition or substitution of the -OH group to or in the compound named after it.
See also: oxa-, oxo-, oxy-
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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