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hydrox'yl group"




the univalent group –OH, as in inorganic compounds, such as sodium hydroxide, NaOH, or as in organic compounds, such as ethyl alcohol, C2H6O. Also called hydrox'yl rad"ical.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

hydroxylasehydroxynaphthalene
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