Definition of Hydroxy-

1. Prefix. (chemistry) having, or derived from a hydroxyl radical ¹



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Medical Definition of Hydroxy-

1. A combining form, also used adjectively, indicating hydroxyl as an ingredient. Hydroxy acid, an organic acid, having (besides the hydroxyl group of the carboxyl radical) an alcoholic hydroxyl group, and thus having the qualities of an alcohol in addition to its acid properties; as, lactic and tartaric acids are hydroxy acids. (29 Oct 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hydroxy-

hydroxanthic
hydroxic acid
hydroxide
hydroxide ion
hydroxides
hydroxido
hydroxilic acid
hydroximic
hydroximic acid
hydroxo
hydroxocobalamin
hydroxocobemine
hydroxonium
hydroxoniums
hydroxy
hydroxy- (current term)
hydroxy-Y base
hydroxy acid
hydroxy acids
hydroxyacetic acid
hydroxyacetone
hydroxyacetylaminofluorene
hydroxyacid-oxoacid transhydrogenase
hydroxyacylglutathione hydrolase
hydroxyalkyl
hydroxyalkyls
hydroxyamino
hydroxyamphetamine hydrobromide
hydroxyanisole
hydroxyanthraquinone

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