hydroxyl groupmedical dictionary

An -OH or alcohol group on a larger molecule. The oxygen is single-bonded to the hydrogen and has one free bond to the rest of the molecule. Molecules with one or more hydroxyl groups are called alcohols.

(09 Oct 1997)

hydroxylapatite, hydroxylase, hydroxylases, hydroxylation < Prev | Next > hydroxyl radical, hydroxylysine

Bookmark with: icon icon icon icon iconword visualiser Go and visit our forums Community Forums